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

Iran wins 2 medals of Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic qualifying ski contests
Ankara, Dec 14, IRNA Iranian skiers won two gold and bronze medals of the mens 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, Irans Forough Abbassi took the fifth place in the womens 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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