Iran to Participate at 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games with 300 Athletes
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Shahrokh Shahnazi, Iran National Olympic Committee Secretary General, said Iran will participate at the Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games with 300 athletes.
According to Shahnazi, Iran will take part in the event with 300 athletes in 16 sport events.
The Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games is an exciting multi-sport event uniting the Islamic world, which will take place from May 12 to 22.
Athletes from Islamic countries around the world will be representing their nations over 10 days of competition across 20 different sports which include 23 disciplines (Athletics and Para Athletics, Aquatics – Diving, Aquatics – Swimming, Aquatics – Water Polo, Basketball 3x3, Football, Gymnastics – Artistic, Gymnastics – Rhythmic, Wushu, Table Tennis, Handball, Judo and Blind Judo, Wrestling – Greco, Wrestling – Freestyle, Shooting, Tennis, Volleyball, Boxing, Zurkhaneh, Karate, Taekwondo and Weightlifting) in 16 world-class sporting venues in Baku.