Hashemiyeh Motaghian Moavi
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
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
Asian Para Games
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)
She has played sitting volleyball at national level in the Islamic Republic of Iran. (isna.ir, 15 Oct 2020)
To win a gold medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (isna.ir, 15 Oct 2020)
Her impairment is a result of complications after she received a polio vaccine as a child. (isna.ir, 15 Oct 2020)
|Women's Discus Throw F57||Final 1||2015-10-27||11|
|Women's Javelin F56||Final 1||2015-10-29||4|
|Women's Javelin F56||Final Round||2016-09-10||4|
|Women's Javelin F56||Final 1||2017-07-17||2|