Iran skier runner up in Armenian Champs

Karaj, Jan 13, IRNA – Iranian skier Sattar Seid ranked second in Armenian Open Ski Championships.

“Seid in 10 km freestyle races stood after Armenian rival,” Head of Alborz Alpine committee Sadeq Kalhor told the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA).

The event was held with the attendance of athletes from Iran, Armenia, Chile, Mexico and Tonga in Ashotsk village, Armenia.

Seid with getting 60 points managed to find a seat among sportsmen taking part in the Winter Olympic, Kalhor earlier said.

The 2018 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XXIII Olympic Winter Games and commonly known as PyeongChang 2018, is a major international multi-sport event scheduled to take place on February 9-25 2018 in Pyeongchang County, South Korea.

The elected host city was announced on July 6, 2011 by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) after the 123rd IOC Session in Durban, South Africa. Pyeongchang won its bid on the first round of voting, receiving more votes than both Munich, Germany and Annecy, France combined.

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