Baghdad hosts 2018 Jakarta Palembang Asian Games Fun Run

Baghdad hosts 2018 Jakarta Palembang Asian Games Fun Run

Baghdad, Iraq, June 26, 2018: More than 250 Iraqi young boys and girls joined the 26th edition of 2018 Jakarta-Palembang Asian Games Fun Run held on Tuesday at University of Baghdad.

The 4km fun run starts at the archer of University of Baghdad and ends in the campus of Colleague of Physical Education and Sports Science - one of the most well known colleague of University of Baghdad.

Iraqi National Olympic Committee General Secretary Mr Haider Hussein Ali, together with OCA President Office Mr. Wissam Trkmani, OCA Media Manager Mr. Jeans Zhou Jian, and INASGOC representatives Mr. Eko Adi Suryanto, Mr. Arief Asril Budima attended the event started 6pm on Tuesday afternoon.

In the fun run press conference held one day early, H.E. Mr. Bambang Antarikso - Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia to Iraq, also emphasised that Indonesia embassy in Baghdad will give their full support to Iraqi team so that they can travel to Indonesia without any hustle and visa issue.

Iraqi National Olympic Committee President Mr. Raad Hammoodi Salman Al-Dulaimi said Iraqi will send around 120 people delgation to 2018 Jakarta Palembang Asian Games, and he is assure that all its Iraqi athletes will do their best to make Iraq proud.