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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T11, F11

Further personal information

Languages
Persian
Higher education
Nutrition, Sport Studies - Applied Science and Technology University Persepolis Branch: Iran

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2003.
Why this sport?
He began practising taekwondo at age six before switching to Para athletics and powerlifting out of personal interest.
Name of coach
Bahman Rezaei [national]

International debut

Year
2011
Competing for
Iran
Location
Antalya, TUR

General interest

Most influential person in career
His wife. (Athlete, 15 Apr 2013)
Injuries
In February 2021 he won gold at the grand prix event in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, despite sustaining an injury at the competition. (ghatreh.com, 23 Feb 2021)
Ambitions
To win gold at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (tasnimnews.com, 19 Feb 2021)