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AZIMI Asadollah
Sport Para athletics
NPC Iran   
GenderMen
Age59
Height1.70 m
Weight 80 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F53
Further Personal Information
Residence
Tabriz, IRI
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Farsi, Turkish
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 1997 in Tabriz, Islamic Republic of Iran.
Club / Team
Azerbaijan Club: Iran
Name of coach
Bahman Rezaee
Senior International Debut
Competing for
Iran
Location
Newcastle, ENG
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a bronze medal in the F53 shot put at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 23 Jul 2017)
Most influential person in career
His coach. (Athlete, 23 Jul 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Peace in sport." (Athlete, 23 Jul 2017)
Impairment
He acquired his injuries during wartime. (Athlete, 23 Jul 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
5 2004 Discus Throw F54 24.15 
3 2016 Shot Put F53 8.14
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
12 2002 Shot Put F54 7.48
5 2002 Discus Throw F54 25.19
3 2017 Shot Put F53 7.96
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
2 2018 Discus Throw F51/52/53 23.74
2 2018 Shot Put F53 8.35