Iranian powerlifter Siamand Rahman and sitting volleyball player Morteza Mehrzad have been named among Ones to Watch for 2017.
Iran football 5-a-side team has jumped from ninth to sixth following its historical silver-medal performance in Rio.
Six Paralympians who, between them, won 22 medals at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games have been shortlisted for the prestigious 2017 Laureus Sportsperson of the Year with a Disability Award.
Iranian Para-archer Zahra Nemati has been named among Ones to Watch athletes.
A series of women made indelible marks on the shooting range at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. Sareh Javanmardi stormed to two pistol golds, the first Iranian woman to win a title in shooting, and the USA’s McKenna Dahl became her country’s first female medallist in shooting Para sport.
By: Masoud Hossein
Iranian para-archer Zahra Nemati has spoken of the difficulties she had faced in the recent Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio.
Sareh Javanmardi was voted by the public as the Best Female Athlete of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games for September.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has revealed the shortlist for the Best Male Athlete of September based on performances at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, and the public can now vote for the winner on www.Paralympic.org.
Iranian Paralympians Siamand Rahman and Morteza Mehrzad were mentioned amongst the strongest and tallest participants in the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
Athletes and spectators observed a minute of silence in memory of Iran's cyclist Bahman Golbarnezhad who died after crashing in a road race during the Paralympic Games, during the closing ceremony of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday.
The Iranian archer, who competed at last month’s Olympic Games, won the women’s individual recurve open title.
Iran’s sitting volleyball team defeated Ukraine 3-0 (25-22, 28-26, 25-20) in Pool B of the 2016 Paralympic Games.
Iran's powerlifter Ali Sadeghzadeh Salmani seized the country’s third bronze medal at the 2016 Paralympic Games on Wednesday.