Aug 19, 2017, 3:23 PM
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Iran joins Int'l University Sports Federation

Taipei, Aug 19, IRNA - Before the opening ceremony of the 29th Summer Universiade in Taipei, Iranian representative Asghar Rahimi became member of the International University Sports Federation.

Rahimi had earlier been the head coach of Kuwait national taekwondo team.

He is now the observer of national Olympic committee in Taekwondo Federation.

The opening ceremony of the 29th Summer Universiade is to be held in Taipei today.

Iranian squad, including 18 female and 44 male students, participated in the event.

Iranian teams in 8 fields of judo, archery, fencing, taekwondo, volleyball, weight lifting, wushu and badminton are scheduled to attend competitions on Sunday.