News ID: 120
Publish Date: 06 September 2021
Iran Constitutional Council’s spokesperson Hadi Tahan Nazif thanked the country’s Paralympians for their impressive performance in Tokyo 2020 Summer Paralympic Games.

Constitutional Council hails Iranian athletes' performance at 2020 Paralympics Games

“Our paralympic champions did very well. They managed to win medals, break [world] records and hoist the Iranian flag”, Tahan Nazif said in a message posted on his Twitter account on Sunday.

The triumphs, he added, showed that our youths can overcome obstacles and shortcomings and reach the top through motivation, diligence and faith in God.

Iran delegation came 13th in the 2020 Paralympic Games with a total of 12 gold medals.

The Iranian para athletes won historic 12 gold medals as well as 11 silvers and one bronze.

Iran sent 62 athletes to Tokyo in 10 sports.

The Persians finished 15th in 2016 with 24 medals after winning eight golds, nine silvers and seven bronzes.

About 4,400 competitors from more than 160 countries competed at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics before it was delayed by a year.

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