Museum Director Talks to IRNA Agency

Museum Director Talks to IRNA Agency
Dr. Seyed Mohsen Mir, Director of the National Museum of Sports, Olympics, Paralympics, said that with the unveiling of six other busts of Olympic champions, a total of 34 statues were placed in the Hall of Fame up to now.

Iran NOC; Tehran: Seyed Mohsen Mir in an interview with IRNA, referring to the efforts of the Ministry of Sports and the National Olympic Committee to set up the Iranian Sports Hall of Fame, said: unveiling busts of Abbas Jadidi, Hossein Rezazadeh and Ali Kashfia have been with the presence of Dr. Seyed Reza Salehi Amiri", President of the National Olympic Committee, and Dr. Masoud Soltanifar, Minister of Sports and Youth, at the National Olympic Committee. With these 6 busts, the number of busts of Iranian champions in the Iranian Sports Hall of Fame reached to 34.

He stated: "These busts are the result of Iran's 68-year presence in different editions of Olympic Games, and a few weeks ago, the busts of four Iranian Paralympic women were unveiled. The construction of these busts began from the beginning of Iran's participation in the 1948 Olympics the criterion of which is the observance of justice so a total of 55 Olympic medalists will be located in the Hall of Fame”.

Apr 28, 2021 11:52

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