Saturday, May 21, 2022

Iranian Athletes

Iranian women win gold in Brazil Shooting World Cup

Iranian women have beaten Thailand 16-12 to win the title in the team section of the International Shooting Sport Federation’s 2022 World Cup.

Iranian parliament speaker hails young man for his art

Iran’s parliament speaker has praised an Iranian youth from southern Iran who sang a rural song at the TV reality show Asre Jadid (The New Age).

Meet Iranian teen with Down syndrome who’s a swimming champion

Shahoo Mohammadi is a 15-year-old sports lover who suffers from Down syndrome, but the genetic disorder has not kept him from pursuing his dreams.

Iranian poet, filmmaker dies of COVID-19 at 47

Iranian poet, author and filmmaker Abtin Baktash has passed away at the age of 47 as a result of infection with COVID-19.

Iranian goalie nominated for best women goalkeeper of 2021

Iran futsal goalkeeper Farzaneh Tavasoli has been shortlisted for the best women goalkeeper of the world in 2021.

World’s ‘most powerful woman’ beats own record in truck-pulling

Iran’s Giti Mousavi, popularly known as the world’s most powerful woman, has beaten the record earlier set by herself in truck-pulling in the country’s northwestern city of Tabriz.

Iran keeper again best player of match in IHF women world champs

Iran’s goalkeeper Fatemeh Khalili has once more won the the title of the best player of the match in the President’s Cup of the IHF women world championships underway in Spain.

Iran athlete wins gold in 2021 Para Taekwondo World Champs

Iran’s representative has claimed the title in the women’s minus 57 kilogram category of the 2021 Para Taekwondo World Championship.

Iran keeper best player of world handball match in Norway

The goalkeeper of the Iranian side in the women’s handball face-off with Norway has scored a feat, winning the player of the match.

Iranian Para Powerlifter Wins Gold Medal

Iranian para-powerlifter Ali Akbar Gharibshahi has won a gold medal in the 2021 World Para Powerlifting Championships and also smashed the world record in the 107kg weight category.

Ali Daei gives shirt as memento to Australian ambassador

Former Iranian footballer Ali Daei has given a shirt of Iran’s National Team to Australian Ambassador to Tehran Lyndall Sachs.

Kamran Ghasempour ranked top 92kg freestyle wrestler of 2021

Iran's Kamran Ghasempour has been ranked by United World Wrestling as the top athlete of 2021 in the 92kg category.

Iranian National Football team goalie has entry in Guinness Book

The Iranian National Football Team’s goalie Alireza Beiranvand has entered the Guinness Book of Records for the longest goalie throw of all time.

Guinness Book records Iranian disabled athlete

The name of a handicapped Iranian basketball player has been recorded in the Guinness Book of World Records.

Iran wrestlers runners-up at world military championship

Iran's freestyle wrestling team has finished in second place at the 35th World Military Wrestling Championship in Tehran.

Iran U-23 freestyle team ranks 2nd at World Wrestling Championship

Iran’s under 23 freestyle team has ranked second best at the World Wrestling Championship in Serbia, with a total of 1 gold, 2 silver and 5 bronze medals.

Iranian shooter wins gold medal at president’s cup championship

Iran's reigning Olympic champion Javad Foroughi and Indian femele athlete Manu Bhaker won gold medal at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) President's Cup Rifle and Pistol in Poland’s Wroclaw.

Iran’s U-23 team runners-up at world wrestling championship

Iran Greco-Roman team has finished in second place at the 2021 under 23-year World Wrestling Championships held in Serbia.

Iran’s athlete wins gold at U23 Wrestling World Championships

Iranian Greco Roman wrestler Amin Mirzazadeh has beaten Armenian David Ovasapyan 2-1 in the 130kg final bout at the 2021 United World Wrestling Under-23 World Championships winning a gold medal.  

Iranian wrestlers receive hero’s welcome at home

The Islamic Republic of Iran's national freestyle wrestling team returned to a hero's welcome on Wednesday evening after its strong performance at the 2021 World Wrestling Championships in Norway.

Futsal World Cup: Iran’s Glareh Nazemi to adjudicate final match

According to IRNA, Glareh Nazemi, the international Iranian referee, will be the Fourth Official in the final match of the FIFA Futsal World Cup in Lithuania that pits Argentina against Portugal.

Iran Paralympic athletes get heroic welcome home

Iran’s Paralympics teams are given a heroic welcome upon returning home from Tokyo, the venue of the games.

Ayatollah Khamenei thanks Iran Paralympics caravan

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has issued a message to thank the nation’s sports caravan at the Tokyo Paralympics Games 2020.

Leader Thanks Medal-Winning Olympians as Iran Finishes 27th

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has thanked the country’s Olympics medalists after the Iranian team wrapped up its campaign with 7 medals.

Olympics 2020: Iran, Poland Volleyball Teams Crush Opponents on 2nd Leg

On the second matchday of the Pool A of men’s volleyball games at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the world champions Poland put the disappointment of a shock opening defeat by Iran behind them by defeating Italy in straight sets on Monday, while Iran also crushed Venezuela to secure its second win.

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