Iran’s National Flag Raised in Pyeongchang
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s national flag was raised in South Korea on Thursday for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.
Iran will participate in the Games with four skiers.
Sattar Seyd and Samaneh Beirami Baher will take part at cross-country skiing and Mohammad Kiadarbandsari and Forough Abbasi will represent Iran in Alpine skiing.
The prestigious competition will be held in Pyeongchang from Feb. 9 to 25.
Pyeongchang is the third Asian city to host the Winter Games. The first two were in Japan, at Sapporo (1972) and Nagano (1998).