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Iran Minigolf “National Week of Physical Education and Sport"


Iran 29 Oct 2020 at 11:46 | Published by: PatPenguin | Views: 4186 | News search

Iran Minigolf “National Week of Physical Education and Sport"
Women Division Winners  (Photo by Mr. Mojtaba Safipoor)

On the occasion of “National Physical Education and Sport Week” in Iran and in commemoration and gratitude of efforts of all staff from different organizational levels of Ministry of Sport and Youth (MSY), National Olympic Committee (NOC) and National Para-Olympic Committee (NPC), the first round of a nationwide festival of Minigolf competition was held by Iran Minigolf Association in Miniator Minigolf site, Mellat Park, Tehran on Thursday, October 22nd, 2020.

Ali Rahmanion, Chairman of Talent Identification Committee of Iran Minigolf Association and the Executive Director of the event Said: “Observing all hygienic and health protocols of Covid19, this event was held outdoors in the very scenery environment of Miniator Minigolf site in Tehran Mellat Park with the purpose of protecting physical and mental health of all employees in all managerial levels with the attendance of 100 participants along with their families (all in all around 300) in the presence of Dr. Hamid Azizi, President of Iran Minigolf Association, Mr. Jamshidi, Secretary-general of Iran Minigolf Association, Mr. Hamid Banitamim, Director-general of the Office of Public Sports Development of MSY, Mr. Sajjad Salek, Director-general of the Office of Social Contributions of MSY, and some other high ranking officials to promote Minigolf Sport as a family-based Sport which gathers together all members of the society regardless of their gender, age, physical abilities, etc. enhancing their concentration, decision-making and positive dialogue-making skills.

It is worth-mentioning that both the opening and closing ceremonies of the festival was covered by national TV networks and news agencies as well as key sport media reporters and photographers. At the closing ceremony, all participants received packed gifts and an attendance certificate, and Mr. Mas’oud Farahani, a veteran staff of Talent Identification and Basic Education staff was also praised and honored, and Finally the winners of the competitions were rewarded their medals and championship certificates in the following ranking:

Women’s Category:

Gold Medalist: Ms. Zahra Razavi
Silver Medalist: Ms. Ashraf Yousefi
Joint Bronze Medalists: Ms. Maryam Dabbaq and Ms. Farzaneh Farzaneh

Men’s Category:

Gold Medalist: Mr. Abolfazl Chatrenoor
Silver Medalist: Mr. Mohsen Sohrabi
Joint Bronze Medalist: Mr. Farshid Lavasani and Mr. Mohammad Roodgar

According to Mojtaba Safipoor, Director of International Department of Iran Minigolf Association and Manager of International Affairs Department of Iran Golf Federation, the “National Week of Physical Education and Sport” in Iranian calendar is held every year from Mehr 26th to Aban 2nd (October 17th- 23rd) in order to motivate the society towards the importance and positive effects of doing physical exercises and sports in improvement of individual and social lifestyle, development and promotion of sports at home and within the family members as well as guiding the society to follow and exercise public sports. Each day of the week is titled specifically to follow the excellent goals of sport within different strata of the society with a main focus on public sport, professional sport and championship sport among which the public sport stands at the top of the priority list.

Text and pictures by Mr. Mojtaba Safipoor, International Department Director, Iran Minigolf Association

Note: this first appeared on the WMF website at the link below.

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Chapman’s victory at the BMGA Champs creates triple history

United Kingdom 22 Oct 2020 at 12:43 | views: 3973 | Comments: 0

As the Sun began to set on a sunny afternoon in October, Marc ‘the Force’ Chapman pipped the UK’s No.1 Michael Smith to the title of British Champion 2020. In doing so he equalled a feat only shared by Michael in the 22yrs of BMGA history, winners of the ...
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Statum wins 2020 USPMGA Masters

United States of America 18 Oct 2020 at 13:48 | views: 5012 | Comments: 1

North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina – In an event that was fittingly crazy for the year 2020, Rainey Statum, the 2018 U.S. Open winner, added another United States Professional Minigolf Association (USPMGA) major to his victory list on Saturday, October 11. This ...
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It is All Highlights at the Taber's Fall Classic

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AUBURN, Maine — Mark Novicki planned his trip to Myrtle Beach to compete in the US ProMiniGolf Association Masters tournament like he always did: He'd drive from his Connecticut home, crash on his grandparents' spare bed on their patio, and play competitive mini ...
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United Kingdom 05 Oct 2020 at 13:43 | views: 4036 | Comments: 0

The weekend of Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th September saw the rearranged British Open take place at Dunton Hills Family Golf Centre. The weekend as expected proved to be grueling, but nonetheless a great success. Our thanks go to the team at Dunton Hills for ...
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