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Iran wins 2 medals of Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic qualifying ski contests

15 Dec 2013 - 13:10


Ankara, Dec 14, IRNA Ė Iranian skiers won two gold and bronze medals of the menís small slalom, getting qualified for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic.
Hossein Saveh Shemshaki, the gold medalist and Mohammad Kia-Darbandsari, the bronze medalist got the required points to reserve tickets for Iran in the 123-day Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Torch Relay, scheduled to be held from Feb 7-23, 2014.

Meanwhile, Iranís Forough Abbassi took the fifth place in the womenís slalom contests.

Skiers from Iran, Greece, Turkey, Armenia, Tajikistan, India, Pakistan and Georgia have taken part in the 7-phase competition.

Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics will be held in Sochi, Russia from Feb 7-23.

By IRNA

 

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