Iran’s Siamand Rahman has won IPC ‘Athlete of the Month’ vote

Siamand Rahman - world’s strongest Paralympian

Iranian power-lifter Siamand Rahman has become October’s ‘Athlete of the Month’ in a vote carried out by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).

In a poll conducted by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Iran’s Siamand Rahman, the world’s strongest Paralympian, secured more than 60 percent of the public vote to become October’s ‘Athlete of the Month, the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) reported on November 11.

The gold medalist in Men’s +107 kg in the 2014 Asian Para Games in South Korea garnered 63.9 percent of the vote.

His fellow Iranian Sareh Javanmardi, a female Paralympic shooter, placed second with 34.3 percent of the vote.

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