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Jalil Bagheri Jeddi

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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F55

Further personal information

Residence
Ardabil, IRI
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Farsi

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 1997.
Club / Team
Ardabil Board: Iran
Name of coach
Bahman Rezaee

International debut

Competing for
Iran
Location
Newcastle, ENG

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal in the F54-56 shot put at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 23 Jul 2017)
Most influential person in career
His coach. (Athlete, 23 Jul 2017)
Awards and honours
He was selected as Islamic Republic of Iran's flag bearer for the opening ceremony of both the 2014 Asian Para Games in Incheon, Republic of Korea, and the 2015 World Championships in Doha, Qatar. (tehrantimes.com, 21 Oct 2015; tasnimnews.com, 29 May 2014)

He was named 2007 Champion of Champions in Ardabil, Islamic Republic of Iran. (irib.ir, 02 Jul 2007)
Impairment
At age 14 he was injured in the Iran-Iraq War. (isna.ir, 15 Dec 2013)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships Villeneuve d'Ascq 2002 (Villeneuve d'Ascq, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F55 Final Round 3
Men's Discus Throw F55 Final Round 2
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F55/56 Final Round 12
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F54-56 Final Round 2012-09-01 1
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F54/55 Final 1 2013-07-27 4
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F55 Final 1 2015-10-31 4
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F55 Final Round 2016-09-16 6
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F56 Final 1 2017-07-16 5
Men's Shot Put F55 Final 1 2017-07-20 4