Afghan Biographies

Asghari, Samira Mrs.

Name Asghari, Samira Mrs.
Ethnic backgr. Hazara
Date of birth 1994
Function/Grade Ex Member of International Olympic Committee
History and Biodata

2. Previous Functions:

Afghanistan women's national basketball team player
Member of Women and Sport Department of the Physical Education and Sport Directorate in Afghanistan
Office of Chief executive of IR of Afghanistan (2014)

IOC Athlete Entourage Commission member (2014)
Olympic Council Of Asia Member (2015)

Afghanistan National Olympic Committee (2015-2017)
Afghanistan National Basketball federation Member (20180300)
Member of International Olympic Committee (20180720)

3. Biodata:
Mrs. Samira Asghari was born 1994 in Maidan-Wardak Province, Afghanistan. Asghari went to private Kateb University in Kabul where she was awarded Bachelor of Political science, International Relations and Affairs. (2013-2016) She was the team captain of Afghanistan women's national basketball team.

Asghari is a volunteer at the ARCS (Afghanistan Red Crescent Society), Peace and Sport Council in Afghanistan; and an administrative staff member at the Audit Department of the CEO’s Office.


Since the Taliban take over in August 2021 Asghari is living in Istanbul.  She said, the World Football Championsship in Qatar is ok. (20221125)

She speaks Dari and English.

Last Modified 2022-11-26
Established 2018-10-10