The primary Iranian girl to contest an official boxing bout has cancelled plans to return dwelling after an arrest warrant was issued for her in Tehran, her consultant mentioned on Wednesday as Iranian authorities issued a denial.

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a person standing posing for the camera: Iranian boxer Sadaf Khadem poses in the locker room after winning the fight against french boxer Anne Chauvin during an official boxing bout in Royan© Reuters/STEPHANE MAHE
Iranian boxer Sadaf Khadem poses within the locker room after profitable the combat in opposition to french boxer Anne Chauvin throughout an official boxing bout in Royan

Sadaf Khadem beat a French boxer, Anne Chauvin, within the bout, which came about in western France on Saturday.

Her consultant, Clara Dallay, informed Reuters that authorities had issued arrest warrants in opposition to her and combat organiser Mahyar Monshipour.

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Monshipour, an Iranian-born former boxing world champion who’s now a French citizen, arrange the bout after Iran opened the door to permitting girls to field.

FILE PHOTO: Iranian boxer Sadaf Khadem looks on before the fight against French boxer Anne Chauvin during an official boxing bout in Royan© Reuters/Stephane Mahe
FILE PHOTO: Iranian boxer Sadaf Khadem appears to be like on earlier than the combat in opposition to French boxer Anne Chauvin throughout an official boxing bout in Royan

Hossein Soori, the top of Iran’s boxing federation, denied Khadem could be arrested, attributing the data to “media linked to Saudi Arabia”.

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“Mrs Khadem just isn’t a member of (Iran’s) organised athletes for boxing, and from the boxing federation’s perspective all her actions are private,” he was quoted as saying by the semi-official ISNA information company.

Iranian girls’s participation in sports activities occasions is closely restricted, although authorities are starting to present floor in some areas after years of campaigning by strain teams.

The federation now permits girls to register to field, given that they be coached by a girl and put on the Islamic hijab whereas competing. To this point, no bouts between feminine fighters have taken place in Iran.

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Iranian boxer Sadaf Khadem and coach Mahyar Monshipour react before the fight against French boxer Anne Chauvin during an official boxing bout in Royan© Reuters/STEPHANE MAHE
Iranian boxer Sadaf Khadem and coach Mahyar Monshipour react earlier than the combat in opposition to French boxer Anne Chauvin throughout an official boxing bout in Royan

Monshipour was planning to journey again to Iran with Khadem this week.

France’s international ministry couldn’t instantly touch upon the case.

Franco-Iranian relations are in a tense part after feedback by France’s ambassador to the USA final week on Iran’s nuclear programme sparked an offended response from Tehran.

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