Kimia Alizadeh to carry the flag Team Iran in 2018 Asian Games

کیمیا علیزاده

Tehran (ISNA) – Executive board of National Olympic Committee of Iran and the country’s Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports, Masoud Soltanifar held a summit during which the flag bearer of Iran’s team for 2018 Asian Games was selected.

According to the decision made by the executive board, Kimia Alizadeh will carry Iran’s flag in the opening ceremony of the Asian competition.

Kimia Alizadeh is an Iranian Taekwondo athlete who won a bronze medal in the Taekwondo 57kg weight class at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro and became the first Iranian woman to win a medal at the Olympic Games.

Alizadeh is the second female athlete who will carry Iran’s flag in Asian Games.

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