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Two Iranian women to compete in Paris-Dubai rally


Sources: Islamic Republic News Agency & Paris- Dubai rally

Two female Iranian drivers are going to compete in Paris- Dubai rally, said Fariba Javanmardi, an official with Iranian Auto Racing Federation.
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The competition which began on April 15 and will continue into May 5, is an extraordinary automobile rally to link French capital, Paris to Dubai, the United Arab Emirates. The route drives 6,925km from France, Switzerland, Principaute of Monaco, Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria, Turkey and Iran to the UAE.

It is the third time that Iran is hosting the Middle East part of the rally and the first presence of female drivers from Iran.

Based on the schedule, the participants will enter Iranian northwestern city of Tabriz from Bazargan border checkpoint, cruising Tehran, Isfahan and Shiraz. Then they will go to Dubai by boat from Iranian port city of Bandar Abbas.

20 Iranian drivers, including two women, will compete in the event from Tabriz to Bandar Abbas.

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