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Marjan Kalhor is a female Iranian Alpine skier

Originally posted on The other Iran:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marjan_Kalhor “Marjan Kalhor (Persian: مرجان كلهر ‎; born 21 July 1988 in Tehran[1]) is an Iranian Alpine skier who became the first Iranian woman to participate in the Winter Olympics, at the 2010 Vancouver…

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Female Iranian motor sports stars

Originally posted on The other Iran:
“At 28, Laleh Seddigh is known for her stunning looks and legendary driving skills…A PhD student from Tehran, she has been nicknamed “a little Schumacher” after the German Formula One champion. She has now…

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Farzaneh Rezasoltani female cross-country skier

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Farzaneh Rezasoltani (born September 13, 1985[1][2]) is a cross-country skier competing for Iran.

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Forough Abbasi female alpine skier

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Forough Abbasi (born September 15, 1993 in Shiraz, Iran[1]) is an alpine skier from Iran.

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Pouya Idani – Iranian winner of World Youth Chess Championship 2013

Originally posted on The other Iran:
http://www.payvand.com/news/13/dec/1175.html “Pouya Idani of Iran won the World Youth Chess Championship 2013 held in Al Ain, the United Arab Emirates on Saturday. ” Also: “Pouya Idani grabs the trophy in Khazar Open 2012” http://www.chessdom.com/pouya-idani-grabs-the-trophy-in-khazar-open-2012/…

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Hamed Haddadi & Arsalan Kazemi: Iranians playing basketball in the NBA

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hamed_Haddadi “Hamed Haddadi (Persian: حامد حدادی‎, born May 19, 1985) is an Iranian professional basketball player. He plays at the center position and is 2.18 m (7’2″) tall and weighs 265 lbs. Haddadi is the first Iranian to play in the … Continue reading

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Andre Agassi is of Iranian origin

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andre_Agassi “Andre Kirk Agassi (/ˈɑːndreɪ ˈæɡəsi/; born April 29, 1970, in Las Vegas, Nevada) is an American retired professional tennis player and former World No. 1, who was one of the game’s most dominant players from the early 1990s to … Continue reading

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