(Persia Digest) – Elaheh Ahmadi, a member of the women’s shooting team, has been selected as the flag bearer of the Iranian caravan at the Asian Games 2018 in Jakarta.

Iran’s only woman medal holder at the Olympics, Kimia Alizadeh, was initially selected for the job at the 18th Asian Games. But she sustained a cruciate ligament rupture at the taekwondo training camp on Sunday, 5 August 2018, preventing her from attending the Asian Games. Her physician has said that she will have to stay away from sports for a period of one year.

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