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Seyedhamed Solhipouravanji

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Iran
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Persian
Higher education
Sports Management - Parand Azad University: Iran

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para powerlifting in 2004 at age 15 in the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Why this sport?
"Disability is not a limitation."
Club / Team
Tehran Province: Iran
Name of coach
Ali Asghar Ravasi [national]; Ali Fakhravar [national]

International debut

Year
2008
Competing for
Iran

General interest

Hobbies
Travelling, fishing. (Instagram profile, 24 Nov 2020; Athlete, 22 Aug 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the 97kg category at both the 2018 Asian Para Games in Indonesia and the 2019 World Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. (SportsDeskOnline, 03 May 2021; paralympic.org, 18 Jul 2019; Athlete, 15 Jul 2019, 22 Aug 2021)
Most influential person in career
His parents, and Iranian Para powerlifters Kazem Rajabi Golojeh and Siamand Rahman. (Athlete, 15 Jul 2019, 22 Aug 2021; irisfd.ir, 23 Oct 2018)
Hero / Idol
Iranian Para powerlifter Siamand Rahman. (Athlete, 22 Aug 2021)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Every athlete's medal is the result of the effort of a whole team." (irisfd.ir, 23 Oct 2018)

"Where there is a wish, there is a way." (Athlete, 22 Aug 2021)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo, and to win gold medals at the world championships and the Asian Para Games. (irisfd.ir, 5 Apr 2021; Athlete, 22 Aug 2021)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2010 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 75.00kg Final 2010-07-28 9999
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -90 kg Final Round 2012-09-04 4
2014 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 88.00 kg MD Final 2014-04-09 2
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -88 kg Final Round 2016-09-13 9999
Mexico City 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 88.00kg Final 2017-12-06 2