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Photos: Iran National Paralympic Day celebrated

Photos by Mojtaba Heidari and Omid Vahhabzadeh, Mehr News Agency

Fifth Iranian National Paralympic Day was celebrated with participation of the disabled athletes at Tehran's Azadi Hall on Sunday.

About 4,000 athletes showed off their skills in sitting volleyball, basketball wheelchair, futsal, judo, table tennis, cycling and goalball events with motto of "happy and mirth, health and championship with paralympic sports".

Dato' Zainal Abu Zarin, the President of Asian Paralympic Committee (APC), attended the ceremony.

"Iran is one of the leading countries in paralympic sports. I am so glad to attend the event since it is a well-organized ceremony and good hospitality," he said.

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