Floorball was included on the programme of Iran’s second Sport Talents Olympiad in Tehran taking place August 21st – 26th 2019. The Olympiad talent identification for floorball was organised in order to educate floorball talents and to promote and develop floorball in Iran.
The Olympiad was held August 21st – 26th and there were floorball matches played from August 29th – September 2nd in Sari, the Mazandaran province.
- Attendance of more than 142 persons consisting of athletes, coaches and managers from participated provinces in this important event
- 10 provinces attended and obtained medal as follows: Khorasan razavi took the first place, Khorasan junubi second place and Mazandaran took the third place. 4th till 10th places were taken by these teams: Qom, Kohkiluye va boyerahmad, Tehran, Zanjan, Kurdistan, East Azerbaijan, West Azerbaijan.
- Participation and active attendance of 10 sport boards from all provinces in the country
- Identification of 37 talented athletes from 10 provinces
- A total of 162 participants
- Developing facilities also to less developed areas
- Creating a spirit of joy and hope among all people, healthy lifestyle and recognising sport potential in provincial committees
- Striving for empathy and unity among the people
- Preparing for floorball upgrading in Iran on different international levels. Aiming for medals and attempting to have a powerful presence in under 19 categories, WFC Qualifications and Asian Cup
- Recognising, attracting and breeding sport talents to improve the national team
- Creating motivation and committees, providing better facilities, promote the “sport for all” development
Suggestions and solutions:
- Organising and continuing floorball talent identification Olympiad for continuity in discovering the best talents
- IFF cooperation for more floorball supplies and equipment
- To be present in all provinces with emphasis on women’s attendance in sport
- Inviting Asian federation presidents to attend floorball talent identification Olympiad
- Defining and compiling research priorities in designing the efficient system on planning, implementation and evaluation of the Olympiad, adopting relevant policy with a scientific approach.
- Cooperation between IFF and IFA for floorball development in Iran
- Supplying equipment for floorball development
- Organising the 3rd Men’s Iran Floorball Championships in December 2019
- Organising the 3rd U19 Men’s Iran Floorball Championships in February 2019
- Participating in the U19 WFCQ 2021
- Organising referee development in Iran with IFF’s support
Have a look at the best moments of Floorball in Iran Sport Talents Olympiad:
Source: Iran Floorball Association