Ira­nian woman rider De­hghan joins UAE’s Al Asayl

Tehran Times - - SPORTS -

TAS­NIM — Ira­nian cy­clist Man­dana De­hghan has joined the UAE’s women’s cycling team Al Asayl.

The Ira­nian woman will take part in the com­pe­ti­tion wear­ing the hi­jab. De­hghan’s main sport is triathlon and she fin­ished in sev­enth places in the world cham­pi­onship last year.

Al Asayl is a women’s cycling team in the UAE – and not only is it on a mis­sion to win races, it wants to un­earth the next gen­er­a­tion of talent as well.

De­hghan is the first-ever Ira­nian woman cy­clist to join a for­eign cycling club.

She will par­tic­i­pate at the cycling com­pe­ti­tion in Thai­land on Oc­to­ber 21.

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