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Speaker congratulates Iran’s 3rd rank in Para Asia 2018

Tehran, The speaker of Majlis (Iranian Parliament) congratulated 'the valuable and impressive success' in Asian Para Games in Jakarta, Indonesia.

'Iranian athletes could make the people of Iran happy by coming third in the Asian Para Games in Jakarta, which is the best-ever record of the country,' said Ali Larijani.

Iranian athletes could defeat their rivals with 'self-confidence and hope' and 'trust in God', said Larijani.

The third Asian Para Games, hosted by Indonesia, is being held on October 8-16, with the participation of 2,880 athletes from 41 countries in 13 disciplines.

A total of 209 Iranian athletes took part in the eight-day competitions.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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