Leila Peykan Pour, racing driver from Isfahan, won a national rally championship in KIA Pride Class Standard in Tehran’s Azadi Sports Complex. Forty six drivers from eight provinces competed in four classes.
Mahsa Javar, born 1994 in Zanjan, is competing in Women’s Single Sculls at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games on Saturday, August 6th (9:30am local time).
She won a bronze medal in Lightweight Women’s Quadruple Sculls at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea and a silver medal in the same discipline at the 2013 Asian Championships in Lu’an, China.
Photos: Mahsa Javar training for the Olympic Games at Azadi Sport Complex, Tehran – July 2016
On another note, tests were held today to determine the best members of the kayak youth national team. After three competition rounds Mohammad Javad finished first with 37 points, second was Alireza Farmandeh (30pts) and third Mohammad Golpirah (29pts).
Below photos of Iran’s national rowing team training training at Azadi’s Sport Complex Lake:
About the Azadi Sport Complex
The Azadi Sport Complex (formerly Aryamehr Sport Complex) was designed by Architect Abdol-Aziz Farmanfarmaian and constructed by Arme Construction Company for the 7th Asian Games in 1974 with international criteria. It is located on a 450 hectares areal in West Tehran.
It is Iran’s national sports complex comprising following facilities: Azadi Stadium, Velodrome, Indoor Stadium, Swimming Pool Hall, Five Halls Complex (for indoor sports like Basketball, Volleyball, Wrestling…), Shooting Complex, Artificial Lake, Driving Court, Tennis Courts, Equestrian Court, Karting Court, Baseball Court, Azadi Football Training Pitches and the Olympic Hotel Tehran.
Thirty eight jockeys competed in the 1st International Equestrian Tournament for Juniors (jockeys aged between 14 and 18) organized by the Equestrian Federation of Iran.
The tournament took place near Chitgar Park at Azadi Equestrian Complex, Tehran. Embassadors from Belgium, Belarus, Spain and Turkmenistan visited the event. The first place went to Sobhan Youssefi riding Fouravar, Arshia Tassafi riding Butterfly took the second place and Amir Azsalan Tambakoukar riding Jalisco the third.
In another competition, Salar Golestanian riding Anora won the first place, Mehrdad Ameri riding Karbeh the second and Sobhan Yousefi riding Fouravar the third place.