Elaheh Gholi Fallah
Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
English, German, Persian
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
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)
She has competed in Para roller skating at national level. (asrjahan.ir, 26 Aug 2015)
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)
|Women's 1.5km Sprint Classic Visual Impaired||Final||2018-03-14||11|