Iraqi disabled athletes participate in Tunis tournament20/02/2012 08:15
BAGHDAD, Feb. 20 (AKnews) - Four disabled Iraqi athletes will participate in the marathon event at the Sixth International Athletics Meeting in Tunis next month.
Head of the Iraqi Paralympics Committee Qahtan Taya Na'emi said Firas Rahim, field and track coach for the disabled team, chose Fadhel Razzaq, Hussein Fadhel, Ahmed Abdul-Amir and Basem Hadi to compete in the tournament.
Coach Rahim, sporting officials, a physician and a therapist will accompany the runners to Tunis. The event is due to take place between 22-29 March.
By Amir Daghestani
Edited by Abdullah Sabri