Iran’s flag raised in Maracanã Stadium, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 6, IRNA – Iran’s flag was raised in 2016 Rio Summer Olympics Opening Ceremony venue Maracanã Stadium.

Iranian flag was hoisted beside the flags of Poland and Iraq.

The opening ceremony of 31st round of the Olympics Games started in Rio, Brazil on Saturday.

Iran competes in the Games with 64 athletes of whom 9 are women.

The Rio 2016 Olympic Games is underway with 10,500 athletes from 205 countries who are to compete in 44 articles of 28 sports fields.