Iran’s Sadegh Kalhor to Participate in Winter Paralympics
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Sadegh Kalhor of Iran will be participating at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games.
Kalhor will leave Tehran on Wednesday to take part at the prestigious event.
Kalhor, who is the Iran’s lone representative in the competitions, will take part in the men’s slalom event in Alpine Skiing.
“I will participate in the competitions for the fifth time. I am experienced enough to get good result in the event,” Kalhor said.
Around 700 athletes from more than 40 countries are due to take part in the Games which includes five sports - alpine skiing, sledge hockey, wheelchair curling, biathlon and cross-country skiing.
It will be the first time Russia has hosted a Paralympic Games.