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Iran VP congratulates Iranian athletes for achievements in Asian Para Games

Tehran, Iran's First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri on Saturday congratulated Iranian athletes for making great achievements in Asian Para 2018 in Jakarta.

In his message, the Iranian vice-president congratulated the Iranian athletes attending the event, particularly the female athletes winning medals for the country.

He said that the victory of the Iranian representatives in Asian Para Games was enjoyable and source of pride.

Jahangiri thanked the efforts by all the athletes, coaches and all the members of the technical team of the Iranian sports caravan.

The 3rd edition of Asian Para Games came to an end in Jakarta earlier on Saturday as Iranian squad ranked 3rd with 51 gold medals, 42 silver and 43 bronze ones.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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