Zahra Nemati

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Zahra Nemati
Medal record
Paralympic athletics
Competitor for  Iran
Paralympic Games
Gold 2012 London Women's individual recurve W1/W2
Bronze 2012 London Women's team recurve

Zahra Nemati (born 30 April 1985 in Kerman) is a Paralympic archer of Iran. She originally competed in taekwondo before her paralysis. At the 2012 Summer Paralympics she won two medals,[1] an individual gold and team bronze. She was paralyzed due to an earthquake.[2] She dedicated her gold medal to "all of the people who prayed for me to achieve this success."[3]

Honors[edit]

Zahra Nemati has won the 2013 Sport Accord's Spirit of Sport Individual Award.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ London 2012
  2. ^ IPC bio
  3. ^ Tehran Times
  4. ^ "Iran's Zahra Nemati Individual Winner of 2013 Spirit of Sport Awards". May 29, 2013.