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Elaheh Gholi Fallah

Nordic Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
B1

Further personal information

Residence
Zanjan, IRI
Occupation
Student
Languages
English, German, Persian
Higher education
Language Studies - English, Translation/interpretation - Islamic Azad University of Zanjan: Iran

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began skiing in 2017.
Why this sport?
She was interested in the sport and wanted to learn new skills.
Name of coach
Farzaneh Rezasoltani, IRI, from 2017

International debut

Year
2017
Competing for
Iran

General interest

Hobbies
Skating, diving, rock climbing, playing the piano. (asrjahan.ir, 26 Aug 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Qualifying for the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 07 Mar 2018)
Most influential person in career
Iranian Ski Federation official Eisa Saveh Shemshaki. (Athlete, 07 Mar 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Nothing is impossible." (asrjahan.ir, 26 Aug 2015)
Awards and honours
She was named flag bearer for the Islamic Republic of Iran at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (pyeongchang2018.com, 09 Mar 2018)
Other sports
She has competed in Para roller skating at national level. (asrjahan.ir, 26 Aug 2015)
Impairment
Her visual impairment was caused by hydrocephalus [fluid on the brain] and a tumour at age five. (asrjahan.ir, 26 Aug 2015; ghatreh.com, 19 Jul 2015)