Larijani lauds Iranian athletes success in 2018 Asian Games

IRNA – Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani in a message late Saturday congratulated the Iranian noble nation, sportsmen and coaches on the success of the athletes in 2018 Asian Games.

The message read that international competitions provide an opportunity for forging amity among nations and promoting spirit of friendship with each other.

Asian Games brought together athletes from different countries irrespective of their races, languages or color to portray manifestations of interaction, solidarity and struggles to achieve victory through healthy competitions, he said.

Iranian sportsmen including men and women endeavored during the games and produced bright results befitting the Iranian nation, particularly in the events of kabaddi, volleyball, basketball, water polo and wrestling, Larijani said.

Larijani also hailed Iranian women’s capabilities, saying that they won medals in certain sporting events for the first time in the history of the country’s sports and this indicates their power and strength in the international sports events.

The total number of medals won by the Iranian athletes was unprecedented and they managed to bring worthy gift for the Iranian nation, Larijani said.