Dec 17, 2017, 1:05 PM
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Iranian athlete to carry Winter Olympics 2018 flame

Tehran, Dec 17, IRNA – Iranian ski Para-skier Hassan Mirza-Hosseini has been shortlisted to be one of the carriers of the Winter Olympics 2018 flame.

Mirza-Hosseini is active in skiing, rock-climbing, and slack-lining and has been Iran's champion in rock-climbing four times.

The event is going to be held February 9-25, 2018 in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

According to a Sunday report from the Iranian Sports Federation for Disabled, having examined Mirza-Hosseini's resume, Samsung, the sponsor of the event, chose him for the task.

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