The unveiling ceremony of the busts of Iranian Everlasting Sports Figures, Hassan Ghafouri Fard, Akbar Torkan, Mohammad Reza Yazdani Khoram and Abolghasem Farsi was held at the National Olympic Academy with the presence of officials, managers and veterans of the country's sports.
Iran NOC; Tehran: In this
ceremony which was attended by families of the Figures and sports society, 4
busts belonged to Hassan Ghafouri Fard, Akbar Torkan, Mohammad Reza Yazdani
Khoram and Abolghasem Farsi were unveiled.
Clips of Hassan Ghafouri Fard,
Akbar Torkan, Mohammad Reza Yazdani Khoram and Abolghasem Farsi were broadcast,
and some families and relatives of these sports figures, while thanking and
appreciating Dr. Salehi Amiri, pointed to a part of their efforts and they
cherished their memory.
Following the ceremony, Dr.
Salehi Amiri, President of the National Olympic Committee, emphasized on
humanity, ethics and knowledge in sports and stated: "Today, this holy
place is illuminated by the presence of veterans, elders and heroes of Iran. We
are proud of these figures because they are the roots. Let us not forget the
Iranian tradition and culture; our culture has a message and that is being
Iranian means humanity, knowledge, ethics, respect and our children should not
forget to respect the elders”.