Type of Impairment
Further personal information
Azad University: Tehran, IRI
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up para-athletics at age 22 in Tehran, Iran.
Why this sport?
She started para-athletics out of personal interest and because her coach suggested it. "After losing my eyesight I was depressed for two years. Fortunately, with the help of my para-athletics coach, I was able to find myself again."
Sports in general. (Athlete, 15 Apr 2013)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a silver medal at the 2006 Asian Championships in Malaysia, and a bronze medal at the 2011 World Championships in Turkey. (Athlete, 15 Apr 2013)
Most influential person in career
Her family. (Athlete, 15 Apr 2013)
To compete at a Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 15 Apr 2013)
She was born visually impaired and from age 18 she gradually lost all of her sight. (jamaran.ir, 11 Nov 2014)
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