Iran sent a team of three alpine skiers to its first Olympic Winter Games, in Cortina d'Ampezzo in 1956.
In Vancouver in 2010, Iran was represented by four athletes, including alpine skier Marjan Kalhor, the first Iranian woman to compete at the Olympic Winter Games. Kalhor was given the honour of carrying Iran's flag at the opening ceremony in Vancouver.
Title: Soroud-e Melli-e Jomhouri-e Eslami-e Iran [National Anthem of the Islamic Republic of Iran]
Creators: Music by Hassan Riahi, the words were written collectively.
Founding date: 1947
IOC recognition date: 1947
NOC president's name: HE Mohammad Ali Abadi
NOC general secretary’s name: Bahram Afsharzadeh
IOC member’s name:
Participation in Olympic Games
Year of the first appearance: 1956
Number of appearances: 10 [Sochi included]