The 4th edition of Olympic and Paralympic Sport and Literature Contest ended on 19th July 2009 in National Olympic and Paralympic Academy of I.R.Iran. This event was very successful in terms of participation from all across the country, more than 700 works were received in 3 categories: 1- under 12 years old 2- between 12-18 years old 3- above 18 years old.
After the selection of the juries, in each category 3 persons have been announced as winners.The Closing Ceremony took place in the presence of NOPA President; Dr. Mehrzad Hamidi, President of Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults; Mr. Chiniforoushan and Chairman of Commission for Culture Olympic Education of Iranian NOC; Mr. Seyed Amir Hosseini.
This contest was organized by the national Olympic and Paralympic Academy in close collaboration with Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults of to disseminate the Olympic ideals and Olympic Movement.
Alongside there was an Olympic Education class as well as puppet show to get the winners more acquainted with Olympic Movement. At the end of this ceremony the winners received their prizes and diplomas.