Iran to attend 2017 Asian Youth Para Games

TEHRAN, Oct. 22 (MNA) – A total of 35 young Iranian para athletes will participate at the 2017 Asian Youth Para Games to take place in Dubai, UAE.

The credible sportive extravaganza is slated to take place in Dubai, UAE, from 10-14 December as announced by the Asian Paralympic Committee (APC).

Accordingly, Iran will have 25 representatives in Men’s and 10 in Women’s divisions of the Asian tournament.

The Iranian outfit will be accompanied by five male and two female coaches at the 2017 Asian Youth Para Games.

An estimated 600 athletes under 20 years of age are expected to compete in 10 sports fields, including athletics, swimming, boccia, goalball, archery, chess, badminton, 10-pin bowling, powerlifting and table tennis.

The last Asian Youth Para Games were held in Malaysia in 2013.

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