Rio 2016 Paralympics
An archive of news and views about Rio 2016 Paralympics
Iranian Powerlifter Receives Allianz Best Male Athlete of the Month
Iran’s heavyweight powerlifting champion Siamand Rahman has been voted by the public as the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Allianz Best Male Athlete of the Month for September.
Leader Hails Iranian Athletes for Achievements in Rio Paralympics
Ayatollah Khamenei issued a message of appreciation and congratulation to the athletes who participated in Rio 2016 Paralympics games and acquired several medals.
Iran Comes 15th in Rio Paralympics Medal Standings
Thanks to the gold medal won by Iran’s sitting volleyball team, the country finished 15th in the Rio Paralympic Games total medal ranking.
Iranian Cyclist Golbarnezhad Dies after Rio Paralympic Road Race Crash
An Iranian cyclist died following a crash in the men’s C4/C5 road race at the Rio Paralympics.
Iranian Athletes Win Three Gold and Silver Medals in Rio Paralympics
Iranian Paralympians in power-lifting, shooting, and javelin throw won 2 gold and one silver medals in the ongoing Rio 2016 Paralympics.
Iran’s Rahimi, Ranjbar Win Gold, Bronze at Individual Recurve
Gholamreza Rahimi of Iran defeated Thailand’s Hanreuchai Netsiri 7-3 in the individual recurve men’s open at Rio 2016 on Tuesday.
2 More Gold Medals for Iran’s Paralympics Team
Iran's power-lifter Majid Farzin and javelin thrower Mohammad Khalvandi seized the country’s second and third gold medals at the 2016 Paralympic Games.
Iran’s Ghalehnaseri Wins Paralympics’ Silver Medal in Discus Throw
Iran’s discus thrower Alireza Ghalehnaseri scooped silver in men's discus throw F56 final in 2016 Rio Paralympic Games.
Javanmardi Wins Iran’s First Gold Medal at Rio Paralympic
Sareh Javanmardi claimed a gold medal at the women’s 10m air pistol SH1 event at the Paralympic Games on Friday.
Female Athlete in Ihram Clothing, Flag-Bearer of Iran’s Paralympics Team
Iran’s team arrived at the opening ceremony of the 2016 Rio Paralympics at the Maracana stadium on Wednesday, with Eshrat Kordestani, the female Iranian sitting volleyball player, bearing the team’s flag in the white clothing of Hajj pilgrimage.