Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up para-athletics at age 13 in Esfahan, Iran.
Why this sport?
"Ever since taking up sport I feel I am a part of the society. I did not use to feel that way. Sport has given me the confidence to feel comfortable in society, to work and study."
Club / Team
Esfahan Province: Iran
Name of coach
Bahman Rezaei [national]
She has eight training sessions a week and additional work out sessions.
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in javelin throw at the 2014 Asian Para Games in Incheon, Korea. (ghatreh.com, 29 Jan 2015)
Most influential person in career
Her family. (ghatreh.com, 29 Jan 2015)
Awards and honours
She and Mahdi Hashem Zadeh Shadyari served as Iran's flag bearers during the opening ceremony of the 2013 Asian Youth Para Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (aftabir.com, 22 Oct 2013)