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Abdolrasoul Mirshekari

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T47, F46

Further personal information

Residence
Iran

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up para-athletics at age 19.
Why this sport?
Before his accident he played handball. Two years after the accident he decided to go back to sports and try the javelin.
Name of coach
Mohsen Aziznejad [personal]; Bahman Rezaei [national]

General interest

Other sports
Before his accident he played handball at regional level in the Islamic Republic of Iran. (davandegan.com, 25 Dec 2015)
Impairment
He lost his left hand in an accident at age 17. (farsnews.com, 07 Jul 2015)
Other information
HOMETOWN LOYALTY
In 2015 he admitted that he had been encouraged by athletics teams in Tehran, Mashhad and Bushehr to move and train there, but declined the offers. "I love Kazeroon [his hometown] too much to move." (davandegan.com, 25 Dec 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F46 Final 1 2013-07-21 2
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F46 Final 1 2015-10-27 3