The President of the Iranian Olympic Committee, Dr. Reza Salehi Amiri, accompanied by his executive members and joined by Dr. Mohammad Reza Pour Ebrahimi, representative of the Iranian parliament, met with President Santonja and the Iran Federation of Bodybuilding and its President, Dr. Nasirzadeh, in a zoom meeting.
Bodybuilding is one of the most popular sports in the Islamic Republic of Iran, being its national teams and athletes always in top positions of the IFBB international rankings.
President Amiri and President Santonja talked on matters of common interest such as university sports activities, education programs, the fight against doping, progression of sports programs, and activities related to the Olympic movement in Asia, among others.
The meeting was held in the traditional environment of close cooperation between the Iranian sports authorities and the IFBB.
The new President of the Iranian Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness Dr. Abdolmahdi Nasirzadeh has recently joined the executive council of the Asian Bodybuilding Federation in the position of Vice President, and also the IFBB Executive Council in the Commission of University sports.