Sareh Javanmardi voted best Female athlete of Rio 2016 Paralympics

(IranSportsPress.com -Tasnim)- Sareh Javanmardi was voted by the public as the Best Female Athlete of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games for September. The para-shooter completed a double victory for Iran as compatriot powerlifter Siamand Rahman received the Best Male honor last week. Javanmardi made history by becoming Iran’s first ever female gold medallist in Paralympic shooting,

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Iran’s caravan lands 15th overall in 2016 Rio Paralympics

(IranSportsPress.com  | MehrNews)- National sitting volleyball players brought home one more gold medal for Iran to land in the 15th place overall at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games. On the final day of the Rio 2016 Paralympics, Iran snatched gold in men’s sitting volleyball by defeating Bosnia and Herzegovina 3-1 at Riocentro on Sunday to bring

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Iran’s sitting volleyball team wins gold medal in Rio Paralympics

(IranSportsPress.com | IRNA)-Iran’s national team of sitting volleyball won gold medal in the Rio 2016 Paralympics here in Brazil. The Iranian outfit managed to beat Bosnia and Herzegovina 3-1 at Riocentro, Rio de Janeiro, on Sunday, winning the prestigious gold for the sixth time in the Paralympics. Iran won the first, third and fourth sets of

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Iran Football 7-a-side claims Silver at Paralympic Games

(IranSportsPress.com | Tasnim)- Iran football 7-a-side team claimed the silver medal at the 2016 Paralympic Games on Friday. The Iranian team, who replaced Russia in the last days, lost to reigning champion Ukraine 2-1 in the final match at the Deodoro in Rio de Janeiro. Volodymyr Antoniuk gave the Ukrainian team a lead but Mehdi Jamali

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Iran Football 5-a-side Wins Silver at Rio Paralympics

(IranSportsPress.com  | Tasnim)- Iran football 5-a-side lost to Brazil in the Paralympic Games final match on Saturday. Brasil defeated Iran in the final match to take title and maintained a 100 per cent record at Paralympic Games. Ricardinho of Brasil and his team mates celebrate after scoring a goal in the men’s football 5-a-side Favorite Brasil

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Rio Paralympics 2016: Iranian Para-cyclist Bahman Golbarnezhad dies following crash

(IranSportsPress.com | BBC)-An Iranian Para-cyclist has died after a crash during the men’s C4-5 road race at the Rio Paralympics. The International Paralympic Committee said Bahman Golbarnezhad, 48, suffered cardiac arrest after the incident on a “mountainous stretch” of circuit. “The ambulance then diverted to the nearby Unimed Rio Hospital in Barra where he passed away

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Rio 2016 Paralympics: Iranian para-archer Zahra Nemati wins Paralympic gold

(IranSportsPress.com | TehranTimes)- The Iranian archer, who competed at last month’s Olympic Games, won the women’s individual recurve open title. ran won their second archery gold at Rio 2016 on Thursday (15 September), after Zahra Nemati claimed the women’s individual recurve open title. The 31-year-old, who competed at last month’s Olympic Games, subsequently defeated South Korea’s

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2016 Rio Paralympics: Sareh Javanmardi gains 2nd gold medal for Iran

(IranSportsPress.com | IRNA)- Iranian shooting representative at 2016 Rio Paralympics Sareh Javanmardi, who had won the first gold medal for the Iranian squad in the tournament, won her second gold medal last night. Javanmardi gained 189.5 scores in mixed 50-meter pistol to rank first, thus improving the Paralympics record. Representatives from China and Ukraine ranked second

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Siamand Rahman breaks 300kg barrier on his way to powerlifting gold at Rio 2016

(IranSportsPress.com| Rio2016)-Siamand Rahman, the strongest Paralympian of all time, became the first powerlifter to break the 300kg barrier on his way to the heavyweight gold medal at Rio 2016 on Wednesday (14 September). The Iranian powerhouse defended his title in the over 107kg class with another phenomenal performance that saw him virtually competing against himself

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Mohammadian wins another silver medal for Iran in weight throw in Rio Paralympics

(IranSportsPress.com | IRNA)- Iranian athlete Sajjad Mohammadian received another silver medal for the Iranian squad in weight throw in 2016 Rio Olympics. Mohammadian registered the record of 14.31 meters in Class F42 of weight throw to rank second. Iran has already received two other silver medals in track and field by Saman Pakbaz and Alireza Qale Nasseri.

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