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Ali Sadeghzadehsalmani

Powerlifting
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Impaired range of motion
Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Residence
Ray, IRI
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Farsi

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began Para powerlifting in 2001 in Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran.
Club / Team
Javaneh Club: Tehran, IRI
Name of coach
Freidoun Karimpour

International debut

Year
2002
Competing for
Iran
Tournament
Asian Championships
Location
Malaysia

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a bronze medal at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 16 Jan 2018)
Most influential person in career
His parents. (Athlete, 16 Jan 2018)
Hero / Idol
Iranian freestyle wrestler Ghokamreza Takhti. (Athlete, 16 Jan 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Where there is a will, there is a way." (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)
Impairment
His impairment is a result of the effects of polio. (Athlete, 16 Jan 2018)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -100 kg Final Round 3
2010 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 90.00kg Final 2010-07-29 9999
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -100 kg Final Round 2012-09-05 3
2014 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 107.00 kg MD Final 2014-04-11 2
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -107 kg Final Round 2016-09-14 3
Mexico City 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 107.00kg Final 2017-12-02 9999