Sepideh Golijani Moghadam, Director of National Sport Olympic Paralympic Museum highlighted that so far 2600 memorabilia have been donated to the Museum.
Iran NOC; Tehran: The Director of the Sports Museum stated:
"In the Sports Museum, there is the largest archive of photos related to
Mirabolghasem Farsi, which includes photos of five editions of the Olympic
Games and two editions of the Asian Games."
On the occasion of the 18th of May, the International Museum
Day, regarding the measures taken in this museum, Dr. Sepideh Golijani
Moghaddam further added: “114 busts of veterans and famous heroes have been
made so far which partly are related to Olympic, Paralympic and Asian Games as
well as the busts of Everlasting Sports Figures of football. A number of these
busts and sculptures have been unveiled in various ceremonies with the presence
of veterans and sports officials of the country”.
Golijani Moghaddam stressed that the main purpose of
esablishing this Museum is to preserve and protect the values of athletes and
sports heritage and held: “Providing educational and cultural services,
promoting the Olympic motto and introducing the ancient history of Iran,
presenting the roots of sports to the new generation and sports history of Iran
is another goal of the National Sport Museum. There were a large number of
valuable medals and cups belonged athletes and veterans at homes, which during
the call that was made from 3 years ago until today, led to donation of about
2600 valuable items to the Olympic Museum. Also, by holding events and
ceremonies that celebrate the sports honors on a monthly basis; the Sport
Museum has become a cultural hub for the veterans”.
Appreciating the efforts of Dr. Salehi Amiri, President of
the National Olympic Committee in setting up the National Sport Olympic
Paralympic Museum, she highlighted: Formed with the views and support of the
President of the National Olympic Committee, in the future, the illustrated
history of the country's sports will be left over from his administration”.