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Hadi Kaeidi



Impairment information


Sport specific information

Why this sport?
He followed his brother Mohsen into the sport. "Over the years he has made us proud and inspired me to want to take up sport and continue on his path. When Mohsen won gold and silver at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, my passion for sport increased."
Club / Team
Lorestan Province: Iran
Name of coach
Mostafa Bahrami, IRI

General interest

Famous relatives
His brother Mohsen has represented the Islamic Republic of Iran in Para athletics. He competed at three consecutive Paralympic Games between 2008 and 2016, winning gold and silver medals in 2012, and bronze in 2016. (SportsDeskOnline, 14 May 2020;, 11 Nov 2013)
To win gold and break the world record in shot put at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (, 19 Feb 2021)
Other information
He enjoys a friendly rivalry with his brother Mohsen. "We train together and Mohsen says that whenever I get close to beating him, he makes further progress to stay in front. He has always helped me in every way and I am indebted to him. As we compete together, even if I could, I would not want to beat him." (, 23 Jul 2018;, 11 Nov 2013)