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Farzad Sepahvand

Athletics
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Biography

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]

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)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F44 Final Round 4
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F44 Final 2011-01-26 3
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F44 Final Round 2012-09-06 3