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Iran National Team squad for 18th Asian Games Jakarta announced

Iran National Team squad for 18th Asian Games Jakarta announced

Iran National Team squad for 18th Asian Games Jakarta announced

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Iran National Team Athletics Organization named Iran national team squad to be sent to Jakarta Asian Games.

Tehran, Iran – As Athletics Federation of I.R. Iran reports, members of athletics national teams’ organization of Iran’s Athletics Federation introduced 12 athletes along with their coaches and officials to be sent to 18th Asian Games Jakarta in an official meeting.

So, the names of 12 athletes to be sent to 2018 Asian Games Jakarta are as follows:

  • Ehsan Hadadi, Behnam Shiri (Discus Throw)
  • Hassan Taftian (100m – 200m)
  • Ali Khadivar (200m – 400m)
  • Reza Malekpour (400m Hurdles)
  • Amir Moradi (800m – 1500m)
  • Hossein Keyhani (3000m Steeplechase – 5000m)
  • Shahin Mehrdelan, Ali Samari (Shot Put)
  • Reza Moghaddam (Hammer Throw)
  • Sepideh Tavakoli (High Jump)
  • Elham kakoli (200m)

“Majid Keyhani, President of Athletics Federation of I.R. Iran as the team leader, Hashem Siami, General Secretary, Parisa Behzadi, Women’s Vice President, Teymour Ghiasi all as officials and Sajad Moradi, Leonid Cherevko, Mac Wilkins, Guy Ontanon also will be sent to Jakarta as coaches.” Teymour Ghiasi, national teams’ organization spokesman said.

Ghiasi also added that the first group of the officials will go to Jakarta on 20 August, the second group will be sent on 22 August and the last group will leave Tehran to Jakarta on 23 August.

It also should be noted that Athletics competitions in the 18th Asian Games Jakarta will be commenced on 25 August at Jakarta.

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