The Armenian Orthodox primate of the diocese of Tehran, Archbishop Sebuh Sarkisian as well as Armenian ambassador to Iran, Iranian ambassador to Armenia and a number of well-known Armenian athletes were present in the opening ceremony.
President of Iran National Olympic Committee Kiumars Hashemi was also among the participants of the ceremony.
During the 10-day games, 800 Armenian athletes from Iran, Armenia and Georgia will compete in nine sports.
The Armenians Olympics is aimed at finding new talents in Armenian sports and encourage the youth to turn to sports.

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