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Hashemiyeh Motaghian Moavi

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F56

Further personal information

Occupation
Athlete

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began Para athletics at age 23 in Ahvaz, Islamic Republic of Iran.
Why this sport?
She played sitting volleyball for three years before the local Para athletics coach and her sitting volleyball coach encouraged her to go to Para athletics tryouts to see if the sport would be a better fit for her. "Once I gave it a go, I really enjoyed javelin and discus, because I felt I only had to rely on myself in these disciplines."
Club / Team
Khuzestan Province: Iran
Name of coach
Zahra Karamzadeh

International debut

Year
2014
Competing for
Iran
Tournament
Asian Para Games
Location
Incheon, KOR

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning her first national title in discus, and winning a silver medal in the F56 javelin at the 2017 World Championships in London, England. (irisfd.ir, 20 Apr 2020; isna.ir, 15 Oct 2020)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Sport has strengthened my willpower. If I want to achieve something, I focus all of my efforts on it." (shamdani.com, 16 Feb 2015)
Other sports
She has played sitting volleyball at national level in the Islamic Republic of Iran. (isna.ir, 15 Oct 2020)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (isna.ir, 15 Oct 2020)
Impairment
Her impairment is a result of complications after she received a polio vaccine as a child. (isna.ir, 15 Oct 2020)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F57 Final 1 2015-10-27 11
Women's Javelin F56 Final 1 2015-10-29 4
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Javelin F56 Final Round 2016-09-10 4
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Javelin F56 Final 1 2017-07-17 2