Iranian Para Athletes Depart Tehran for 2021 Asian Youth Para Games
- November, 28, 2021 - 14:41
- Sports news
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – An Iranian delegation traveled to Bahrain Sunday morning to participate in the fourth edition of the Asian Youth Para Games.
A total of 165 athletes will represent Iran in the Games.
The Games will bring 750 Para athletes from 29 countries together in Manama.
Iran finished second in the previous edition held in the UAE.
The first Asian Youth Para Games were held in Tokyo, Japan in 2009 and Kuala Lumpur hosted the second edition four years later.
The Asian Para Youth Games is a quadrennial sports event for the continent's athletes with disabilities aged 12 to 20 years old.
The competition will be held from December 2 to 6 in nine sports.