More than 890 athletes & 13000 spectators participate in 44th Armenian Sports Competitions
One of the country's largest sports competitions, and exclusive to Armenians, the event was inaugurated on September 14th, in Tehran. The annual sports event will last for a week.
The head of the annual event told Press TV about this year’s competition, as compared to previous years.
The more than 890 Armenian athletes from around the country and from the state of Armenia, will compete in nine fields: soccer, basketball, tennis, table tennis, volleyball, swimming, billiard and running. They will be watched and encouraged by 13,000 spectators at the Ararat Cultural and Sports Club in Tehran.
A member of the Ararat basketball team told us about her achievements
Every year, the Armenian Sports Competition is dedicated to a prominent Armenian figure, and this year was no different