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Four Iranian archery referees bestowed Asian judge title

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Four Iranian archery referees have been awarded the Asian Archery Federation (AAF) judge title. (Illustrative photo)

Four Iranian archery referees have been awarded the Asian Archery Federation (AAF) judge title after completion of a course during a referee seminar in South Korea.

Seyyedeh Zahra Hosseini, Maryam Zand, Samanehsadat Hosseini and Mohammad Amin Qanbari passed the course, which ran between July 31 and August 3 in the northwestern South Korean city of Incheon, with high scores and achieved the status, the Islamic Republic of Iran Archery Federation reported.

Some 40 archery referees from Bangladesh, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, Iraq, the Islamic Republic of Iran, Mongolia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Syria, Thailand and Turkmenistan had signed up for the course.

Three members of the AAF referee board had been selected as trainers.

The Islamic Republic of Iran Archery Federation now has 4 international and 7 Asian judges.


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