On the Intl. Museum Day:

3 Sports Busts Inaugurated

3 Sports Busts Inaugurated
Hosted by Iran National Olympic Committee and observing health and safety guidelines, the first anniversary of National Sport, Olympic and Paralympic Museum was held.

Iran NOC, Tehran: former champions, athletes, coaches, veterans and NFs’ president participated in the first Anniversary of the Museum which was proceeded by donations from different federations and athletes. Dr. Seyed Reza Salehi Amiri, NOC President, Dr. Masoud Soltanifar, Minister of Sports & Youth and Dr. Kaykavos Saeidi, NOC Secretary-General welcomed the invitees.  

Dr. Seyed Reza Salehi Amiri, host of the anniversary, highlighted that the Museum’s Constitution had been nationally approved and the Board of Trustees has been formed of Iranian prominent sports figures. NOC President also stated that over 2500 premises are all nationally registered for the museum and registration at IOC and other international platforms has been anticipated, as well. Additionally, the President briefed the Museum’s online virtual visit and a 5-million photography negative archive held by deceased Mr. Farsi, Iranian famous sports photographer.

3 busts related to former Iranian Olympians and medalists were inaugurated by the end of the ceremony. Mr. Gholamreza Takhti’s original hand-written will was also donated to the Museum by his son.   

May 20, 2020 11:35

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