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Ali Hosseini

Powerlifting
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Impaired range of motion
Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Residence
Tehran, IRI
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Farsi

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 1997 at age 20 in Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran.
Club / Team
South Esteghlal Club: Iran
Name of coach
Freidoun Karimpour

International debut

Year
2002
Competing for
Iran
Location
Malaysia

General interest

Nicknames
Peyman (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 16 Jan 2018)
Most influential person in career
Coach Freidoun Karimpour. (Athlete, 16 Jan 2018)
Hero / Idol
Iranian freestyle wrestler Gholamreza Takhti. (Athlete, 16 Jan 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never give up hope." (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)
Impairment
His impairment is the result of the effects of polio. (Athlete, 16 Jan 2018)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Powerlifting World Championships Kuala Lumpur 2002 (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -56 kg Final Round 2
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -60 kg Final Round 9999
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -67.5 kg Final Round 2
2010 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 67.50kg Final 2010-07-27 9999
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -75 kg Final Round 2012-09-03 1
Mexico City 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 80.00kg Final 2017-12-05 6