Iran at the 2008 Summer Paralympics

Iran participated at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, China. The country's delegation consists of 72 competitors in nine sports: football 7-a-side, goalball, judo, powerlifting, shooting, table tennis, track and field athletics, volleyball, and wheelchair basketball.

Iran at the
2008 Summer Paralympics
Flag of Iran.svg
IPC codeIRI
NPCI.R. Iran National Paralympic Committee
Websitewww.paralympic.ir
in Beijing
Competitors72 in 9 sports
Flag bearer Mohammad Reza Mirzaei
Medals
Ranked 22nd
Gold
5
Silver
6
Bronze
3
Total
14
Summer Paralympics appearances

CompetitorsEdit

Sport Men Women Total
Athletics 13 1 14
Football 7-a-side 11 11
Goalball 6 6
Judo 5 5
Powerlifting 7 7
Shooting 2 1 3
Sitting volleyball 12 12
Table tennis 2 2
Wheelchair basketball 12 12
Total 68 4 72

Medal summaryEdit

Medal tableEdit

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Athletics 2 3 1 6
Football 7-a-side 1 1
Judo 1 1
Powerlifting 2 2 1 5
Sitting volleyball 1 1
Total 5 6 3 14

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Gold Javad Hardani Athletics Men's discus throw F37/38
  Gold Mohammad Reza Mirzaei Athletics Men's javelin throw F57/58
  Gold Hamzeh Mohammadi Powerlifting Men's 60 kg
  Gold Kazem Rajabi Powerlifting Men's +100 kg
  Gold Mohammad Hosseinifar
Mohammad Reza Rahimi
Reza Peidayesh
Davoud Alipourian
Mehdi Hamidzadeh
Nasser Hassanpour
Sadegh Bigdeli
Jalil Imeri
Saeid Ebrahimi
Issa Zirahi
Ramezan Salehi
Mohammad Khaleghi
Sitting volleyball Men
  Silver Mehrdad Karamzadeh Athletics Men's discus throw F42
  Silver Ali Mohammadyari Athletics Men's discus throw F55/56
  Silver Abdolreza Jokar Athletics Men's javelin throw F53/54
  Silver Saeid Rahmati Judo Men's 60 kg
  Silver Ali Hosseini Powerlifting Men's 67.5 kg
  Silver Majid Farzin Powerlifting Men's 75 kg
  Bronze Javad Hardani Athletics Men's javelin throw F37/38
  Bronze Habibollah Heidarimehr
Esmaeil Malekzadeh
Gholamreza Najafi
Hadi Safari
Bahman Ansari
Ehsan Gholamhosseinpour
Morteza Heidari
Abdolreza Karimzadeh
Rasoul Atashafrouz
Moslem Akbari
Ardeshir Mahini
Football 7-a-side Men
  Bronze Ali Sadeghzadeh Powerlifting Men's 100 kg

Results by eventEdit

AthleticsEdit

Men
Athlete Event Round 1 Final Rank
Heat Time Rank Time Rank
Ali Elahi 10000 m T12 34:38.75 8 8
5000 m T13 1 16:03.55 5 q Did not finish
Athlete Event Result Score Rank
Mehdi Asghari Shot put F42 12.50 7
Mehrdad Karamzadeh Shot put F42 13.58 5
Discus throw F42 44.74  
Jalil Bagheri Jeddi Shot put F55/56 9.99 882 12
Mehdi Moradi Shot put F57/58 13.44 1002 6
Siamak Saleh-Farajzadeh Discus throw F33/34/52 Did not start
Jalal Khakzadieh Discus throw F33/34/52 Did not start
Javad Hardani Discus throw F37/38 45.62 PR 1024  
Javelin throw F37/38 47.65 972  
Farzad Sepahvand Discus throw F44 51.23 948 4
Ali Mohammadyari Discus throw F55/56 39.39 1023  
Mohsen Kaedi Javelin throw F35/36 42.61 975 5
Abdolreza Jokar Javelin throw F53/54 22.08 WR 1108  
Mohammad Reza Mirzaei Javelin throw F57/58 40.84 WR 1052  

Women

Athlete Event Result Score Rank
Fatemeh Montazeri Shot put F57/58 9.01 927 8
Discus throw F57/58 28.20 897 8

Football 7-a-sideEdit

Men[1]
Squad list Preliminaries Semifinal Final Rank
Pool B Rank
Habibollah Heidarimehr
Esmaeil Malekzadeh
Gholamreza Najafi
Hadi Safari
Bahman Ansari
Ehsan Gholamhosseinpour
Morteza Heidari
Abdolreza Karimzadeh
Rasoul Atashafrouz
Moslem Akbari
Ardeshir Mahini
Coach:
Alireza Raadi
  Ireland
W 4–2
2 Q   Russia
L 0–5
3rd place match
  Brazil
W 4–0
 
  Great Britain
W 3–0
  Ukraine
L 0–4

GoalballEdit

Men
Squad list Preliminaries Quarterfinal Semifinal Final Rank
Group B Rank
Rahmatollah Hosseini
Mohammad Soranji
Mohsen Jalilvand
Behzad Jahangiri
Javad Jalali
Mehdi Sayyahi
Coach: Mohammad Bidgoli
  Canada
L 5–9
5 Did not advance 9th place match
  Belgium
W 7–2
9
  Brazil
W 8–5
  Sweden
L 5–10
  United States
L 3–4
  China
W 8–6

JudoEdit

Men
Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage final Final Rank
Saeid Rahmati 60 kg   Borges (URU)
W 1000–0010
  Pérez (CUB)
W 0100–0010
  Li (CHN)
W 1000–0000
  Noura (ALG)
L 0000–1000
 
Reza Golmohammadi 66 kg   García (ESP)
W 1000–0000
  Karpeniuk (UKR)
W 0010–0003
  Lamri (ALG)
L 0000–1001
3rd place match
  Kallunki (FIN)
L 0000–1000
5
Mousa Pourabbas 73 kg   Peltoniemi (FIN)
W 1011–0000
  Ramirez (ARG)
L 0000–0010
Bye Repechage
  Hierrezuelo (CUB)
L 0000–1011
Did not advance 7
Amir Mirhassan Nattaj 81 kg   Jonard (FRA)
L 0000–1001
Did not advance Repechage
  Vincze (HUN)
W 0002–0000
Repechage
  Pominov (UKR)
W 0101–0001
Repechage
  Lencina (ARG)
L 0001–0011
5
Hamzeh Nadri 100 kg   Silva (BRA)
L 0000–1001
Did not advance Repechage
  Porter (USA)
L 0000–1000
Did not advance 9

PowerliftingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Result Rank
Morteza Dashti 48 kg No mark
Gholam Hossein Chaltoukkar 56 kg 172.5 7
Hamzeh Mohammadi 60 kg 202.5 PR  
Ali Hosseini 67.5 kg 215.0  
Majid Farzin 75 kg 212.5  
Ali Sadeghzadeh 100 kg 230.0  
Kazem Rajabi +100 kg 265.0 WR  

ShootingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Score Rank Score Total Rank
Bahman Karimi 10 m air pistol SH1 560 14 Did not advance
Ramezan Salehnejad 10 m air rifle standing SH1 586 11 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Score Rank Score Total Rank
Nayyereh Akef 10 m air pistol SH1 360 11 Did not advance
Mixed
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Score Rank Score Total Rank
Nayyereh Akef 50 m pistol SH1 507 23 Did not advance
Bahman Karimi 50 m pistol SH1 536 4 Q 86.7 622.7 6
Ramezan Salehnejad 10 m air rifle prone SH1 588 42 Did not advance
50 m rifle prone SH1 582 22 Did not advance

Sitting volleyballEdit

Men[2]
Squad list Preliminaries Semifinal Final Rank
Pool B Rank
Mohammad Hosseinifar
Mohammad Reza Rahimi
Reza Peidayesh
Davoud Alipourian
Mehdi Hamidzadeh
Nasser Hassanpour
Sadegh Bigdeli
Jalil Imeri
Saeid Ebrahimi
Issa Zirahi
Ramezan Salehi
Mohammad Khaleghi
Coach:
Hadi Rezaei
  Japan
W 3–0
25–7, 25–7, 25–5
1 Q   Russia
W 3–0
25–22, 25–13, 25–20
  Bosnia and Herzegovina
W 3–0
25–22, 25–18, 25–22
 
  Brazil
W 3–0
25–9, 25–11, 25–8
  Egypt
W 3–0
27–25, 25–12, 25–18

Table tennisEdit

Women
Athlete Event Preliminaries / Quarterfinal Semifinal Final Rank
Groups Rank
Narges Khazaei Singles 1/2   Lafaye (FRA)
L 1–3
5–11, 4–11, 12–10, 9–11
Group B
2
Did not advance 8
  Al-Bargouti (JOR)
W 3–2
11–6, 7–11, 11–9, 7–11, 11–6
Forough Bakhtiari Singles 3   Kanova (SVK)
L 0–3
6–11, 4–11, 6–11
Group B
2
Did not advance 8
  Mariage (FRA)
L 2–3
11–6, 11–7, 9–11, 8–11, 8–11
  Ploner (ITA)
W 3–0
11–6, 11–6, 11–5
Forough Bakhtiari
Narges Khazaei
Team 1–3   Great Britain
L 2–3
3–1, 0–3, 2–3, 3–0, 0–3
Did not advance 5

Wheelchair basketballEdit

Men[3]
Squad list Preliminaries Quarterfinal Semifinal Final Rank
Pool A Rank
Saman Bolaghi
Ahmad Daghaghelehpour
Alireza Ahmadi
Morteza Gharibloo
Adel Torfi
Zakaria Hesamizadeh
Hakim Mansouri
Ebrahim Ahmadi
Esmaeil Hosseinpour
Gholamreza Nami
Bahman Seifi
Vahid Gholam-Azad
Coach: Abdolghafour Kamrava
  South Africa
W 73–62
3 Q   United States
L Walkover
Disqualified
  Sweden
W 92–66
  Japan
W 69–50
  Germany
L 63–73
  Canada
L 62–93

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games – Football 7-a-side – Men". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 6 September 2012.
  2. ^ "Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games – Volleyball (Sitting) – Men". International Paralympic Committee. Archived from the original on 29 August 2015. Retrieved 6 September 2012.
  3. ^ "Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games – Wheelchair Basketball – Men". International Paralympic Committee. Archived from the original on 29 August 2015. Retrieved 6 September 2012.

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