During an official meeting presented by NOC President, Dr. Salehi Amiri, Vice-President, Mrs. Taherian and Dr. Sepideh Golijani Moghadam, the Director of National Sport Olympic Paralympic Museum, Fariborz Askari, the Iranian former Asian Games Taekwondo Medalist donated his medal to the Museum.
Iran NOC; Tehran: In this
meeting, Dr. Salehi Amiri, while appreciating the efforts of Fariborz Askari in
the direction of the growth and promotion of taekwondo in the country and other
heroes and honorees of this field, named him as one of the teachers with the
morals of taekwondo in the country.
NOC President stated: “The
National Sports Museum belongs to the great nation of Iran and the country's
sports community, and people are proud of their honors when they see the
trophies, medals and other donations in this museum”.
Tahereh Taherian,Vice President
of the National Olympic Committee, while congratulating the women's national
taekwondo team for winning the first title in the Asian Championship, said: “Taekwondo
has always been providing honors in the international arena, and its women are pride
of our country along with the men's national team”.
At the end, Fariborz Askari,
while referring to his records in championship and coaching, presented the gold
medal of the Hiroshima 1994 Asian Games
to the National Sport Olympic Paralympic Museum.