|Born||January 2, 1981|
|Height||1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)|
|Weight||130 kg (287 lb)|
|Updated on 15 August 2012.|
Amin Abraham Paul Nikfar (Persian: امین آبراهام پل نیکفر, born 2 January 1981 in San Jose, United States) is an Iranian-American shot putter. He graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 2004 where he was a member of the Pi Lambda Phi fraternity.
Amin is the son of Mohammad Nikfar and Diane Nikfar.
Amin received The Big Pi Award in 2012 from Pi Lambda Phi fraternity. It is awarded to alumni Brothers who are held in high esteem by virtue of outstanding accomplishment which brings honor to the Brother and Pi Lambda Phi. It is the "lifetime achievement award" for Pilam and the Big Pi Chapter has become a "who's who" of well-regarded and famous Pilam alumni.
|2003||Asian Championships||Manila, Philippines||10th||Shot put||17.37 m|
|2004||Asian Indoor Championships||Tehran, Iran||1st||Shot put||18.33 m|
|2005||Islamic Solidarity Games||Mecca, Saudi Arabia||2nd||Shot put||18.73 m|
|Asian Championships||Incheon, South Korea||10th||Shot put||17.29 m|
|2008||Olympic Games||Beijing, China||–||Shot put||NM|
|2009||Asian Indoor Games||Hanoi, Vietnam||1st||Shot put||19.66 m|
|Asian Championships||Guangzhou, China||8th||Shot put||18.30 m|
|2010||Asian Games||Guangzhou, China||5th||Shot put||19.08 m|
|2011||World Championships||Daegu, South Korea||23rd (q)||Shot put||19.18 m|
|2012||World Indoor Championships||Istanbul, Turkey||16th (q)||Shot put||18.97 m|
|Olympic Games||London, United Kingdom||32nd (q)||Shot put||18.62 m|
|2014||Asian Games||Incheon, South Korea||4th||Shot put||19.02 m|
- 2011 Pi Lambda Phi Membership Directory
- Pi Lambda Phi. "ISSUU - 2012 Presidential Awards Banquet by Pi Lambda Phi". Issuu.
- "shot put men results - Athletics - London 2012 Olympics".
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