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SEPAHVAND Farzad
Sport Para athletics
NPC Iran   
GenderMen
Age32
Place of BirthKhorramabad, IRI
Height1.92 m
Weight 114 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F44
Further Personal Information
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Persian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up para-athletics in 2004 at age 18 in Khorramabad, Iran.
Name of coach
Bahman Rezaei [national]
Senior International Debut
Year
2006
Competing for
Iran
Location
Malaysia
General Interest
Hobbies
Travelling. (Athlete, 16 Jun 2013)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a bronze medal in the F44 discus at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 16 Jun 2013)
Most influential person in career
His friend Mr Yekta. (Athlete, 16 Jun 2013)
Hero / Idol
Iranian discus thrower Ehsan Haddadi. (Athlete, 16 Jun 2013)
Injuries
He tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee while competing the 2014 Asian Para Games in Incheon, Korea. (shabnamnews.com, 13 Jan 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Trust in God." (Athlete, 16 Jun 2013)
Famous relatives
His brother Farhad has coached athletics. (farsnews.com, 17 Nov 2014)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
4 2008 Discus Throw F44 51.23
3 2012 Discus Throw F44 58.39
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 2011 Discus Throw F44 53.12
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 2014 Discus Throw F44 49.08