Imagen
9373-Amir Jafari Arangeh photo

Amir Jafari Arangeh

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Impaired range of motion
Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Family
Partner Tahmine, children Mahoor and Hamoon
Residence
Iran
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Persian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para powerlifting in 2005 in Karaj, Islamic Republic of Iran.
Club / Team
Alborz Province [IRI] / Amir Gym [IRI]:
Name of coach
Ali Asghar Ravasi [national]; Ali Fakhravar [national]; Saeid Yousefi [personal]

International debut

Year
2007
Competing for
Iran
Tournament
World Games
Location
Chinese Taipei

General interest

Hobbies
Reading, food, travelling, going to the cinema. (Athlete, 16 Jan 2018, 21 Aug 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the 59kg category at the Asian Games in 2014 and 2018. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2021)
Most influential person in career
His wife. (Athlete, 16 Jan 2018)
Hero / Idol
Iranian footballer Ali Daei, Iranian freestyle wrestler Gholamreza Takhti. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2021)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (dana.ir, 27 Sep 2018)
Impairment
His impairment is a result of the effects of polio. (Athlete, 14 Jul 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -56 kg Final Round 2012-08-31 6
Mexico City 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 59.00kg Final 2017-12-03 2