Iraqi athletes flock to the Tokyo Olympics

Baghdad The Iraqi sports delegation for the Tokyo Olympics has completed the procedures for registering members of the Iraqi delegation for the Olympic Games, which will be officially launched in the Japanese capital next Friday.

The head of the Iraqi mission, Haitham Abdel Hamid, indicated that the reservation procedures and the fixing of the dates of the training units were completed, in addition to the dates for our athletes to enter the preliminary qualifying competitions.

He explained, “the rower, Muhammad Riyad, was the first to arrive, accompanied by his French coach, Vincent Dassari, as the rowing competitions will start next Friday, the twenty-third of this July, which is the opening day of the Olympics.”

 

Source: National Iraqi News Agency