12014-Seyed Erfan Hosseini Liravi photo

Seyed Erfan Hosseini Liravi



Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
T12, F12

Further personal information


Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up para-athletics in 2000.
Why this sport?
As a child he used to play football, but his doctors did not allow him to continue playing the sport after his sight was damaged. So he trained in wrestling for two years before being introduced to a javelin coach. He decided to try the sport and realised he had a natural talent for it.
Club / Team
Bushehr Province: Iran
Name of coach
Bahman Rezaei [national]

General interest

Most influential person in career
His father. (, 20 Apr 2012)
He competed at the 2015 World Championships in Doha, Qatar, despite having injuries in both of his knees. (, 02 Nov 2015)
As a child he fell ill with toxoplasmosis and lost sight in one eye. The sight in his other eye was also damaged. (, 20 Apr 2012)


Unit Date Rank
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F12/13 Final 2011-01-29 2
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F12/13 Final Round 2012-09-05 4
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F12/13 Final 1 2013-07-26 4
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F13 Final 1 2015-10-26 2