News ID: 209213
Published: 0941 GMT February 01, 2018

Iran's flag hoisted in S. Korea Olympic village

Iran's flag hoisted in S. Korea Olympic village

On the opening day of Olympic village in South Korea, Iran's flage was raised as a participant in 2018 Winter Olympics on Thursday.

The 23rd round of Winter Olympics will be held on February 9-26, 2018 in Pyeong Chang County, South Korea, IRNA reported.

Iran with four athletes, two males and two females, in cross-country skiing and Alpine skiing will compete with athletes from other parts of the world.

The Olympic village PyeongChang, located 180 kilometers east of Seoul, was opened in a ceremony to the competitors of 2018 Winter Olympics.

The games will be performed in two categories of snow and ice events, with 3,500 athletes in the former and 2,700 athletes in the latter category.

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