Iran at the 2008 Summer Paralympics

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Iran at the
2008 Summer Paralympics
Flag of Iran.svg
IPC code IRI
NPC I.R. Iran National Paralympic Committee
Website www.paralympic.ir
in Beijing
Competitors 72 in 9 sports
Flag bearer Mohammad Reza Mirzaei
Medals
Ranked 22nd
Gold Silver Bronze Total
5 6 3 14
Summer Paralympics appearances

Iran participated at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, China. The country's delegation consists of 72 competitors in nine sports: football 7-a-side, goalball, judo, powerlifting, shooting, table tennis, track and field athletics, volleyball, and wheelchair basketball.

Competitors[edit]

Sport Men Women Total
Athletics 13 1 14
Football 7-a-side 11 11
Goalball 6 6
Judo 5 5
Powerlifting 7 7
Shooting 2 1 3
Sitting volleyball 12 12
Table tennis 2 2
Wheelchair basketball 12 12
Total 68 4 72

Medal summary[edit]

Medal table[edit]

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Athletics 2 3 1 6
Football 7-a-side 1 1
Judo 1 1
Powerlifting 2 2 1 5
Sitting volleyball 1 1
Total 5 6 3 14

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Javad Hardani Athletics Men's discus throw F37/38
 Gold Mohammad Reza Mirzaei Athletics Men's javelin throw F57/58
 Gold Hamzeh Mohammadi Powerlifting Men's 60 kg
 Gold Kazem Rajabi Powerlifting Men's +100 kg
 Gold Mohammad Hosseinifar
Mohammad Reza Rahimi
Reza Peidayesh
Davoud Alipourian
Mehdi Hamidzadeh
Nasser Hassanpour
Sadegh Bigdeli
Jalil Imeri
Saeid Ebrahimi
Issa Zirahi
Ramezan Salehi
Mohammad Khaleghi
Sitting volleyball Men
 Silver Mehrdad Karamzadeh Athletics Men's discus throw F42
 Silver Ali Mohammadyari Athletics Men's discus throw F55/56
 Silver Abdolreza Jokar Athletics Men's javelin throw F53/54
 Silver Saeid Rahmati Judo Men's 60 kg
 Silver Ali Hosseini Powerlifting Men's 67.5 kg
 Silver Majid Farzin Powerlifting Men's 75 kg
 Bronze Javad Hardani Athletics Men's javelin throw F37/38
 Bronze Habibollah Heidarimehr
Esmaeil Malekzadeh
Gholamreza Najafi
Hadi Safari
Bahman Ansari
Ehsan Gholamhosseinpour
Morteza Heidari
Abdolreza Karimzadeh
Rasoul Atashafrouz
Moslem Akbari
Ardeshir Mahini
Football 7-a-side Men
 Bronze Ali Sadeghzadeh Powerlifting Men's 100 kg

Results by event[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Round 1 Final Rank
Heat Time Rank Time Rank
Ali Elahi 10000 m T12 34:38.75 8 8
5000 m T13 1 16:03.55 5 q Did not finish
Athlete Event Result Score Rank
Mehdi Asghari Shot put F42 12.50 7
Mehrdad Karamzadeh Shot put F42 13.58 5
Discus throw F42 44.74 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Jalil Bagheri Jeddi Shot put F55/56 9.99 882 12
Mehdi Moradi Shot put F57/58 13.44 1002 6
Siamak Saleh-Farajzadeh Discus throw F33/34/52 Did not start
Jalal Khakzadieh Discus throw F33/34/52 Did not start
Javad Hardani Discus throw F37/38 45.62 PR 1024 1st, gold medalist(s)
Javelin throw F37/38 47.65 972 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Farzad Sepahvand Discus throw F44 51.23 948 4
Ali Mohammadyari Discus throw F55/56 39.39 1023 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Mohsen Kaedi Javelin throw F35/36 42.61 975 5
Abdolreza Jokar Javelin throw F53/54 22.08 WR 1108 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Mohammad Reza Mirzaei Javelin throw F57/58 40.84 WR 1052 1st, gold medalist(s)

Women

Athlete Event Result Score Rank
Fatemeh Montazeri Shot put F57/58 9.01 927 8
Discus throw F57/58 28.20 897 8

Football 7-a-side[edit]

Men[1]
Squad list Preliminaries Semifinal Final Rank
Pool B Rank
Habibollah Heidarimehr
Esmaeil Malekzadeh
Gholamreza Najafi
Hadi Safari
Bahman Ansari
Ehsan Gholamhosseinpour
Morteza Heidari
Abdolreza Karimzadeh
Rasoul Atashafrouz
Moslem Akbari
Ardeshir Mahini
Coach:
Alireza Raadi
 Ireland
W 4–2
2 Q  Russia
L 0–5
3rd place match
 Brazil
W 4–0
3rd, bronze medalist(s)
 Great Britain
W 3–0
 Ukraine
L 0–4

Goalball[edit]

Men
Squad list Preliminaries Quarterfinal Semifinal Final Rank
Group B Rank
Rahmatollah Hosseini
Mohammad Soranji
Mohsen Jalilvand
Behzad Jahangiri
Javad Jalali
Mehdi Sayyahi
Coach: Mohammad Bidgoli
 Canada
L 5–9
5 Did not advance 9th place match
 Belgium
W 7–2
9
 Brazil
W 8–5
 Sweden
L 5–10
 United States
L 3–4
 China
W 8–6

Judo[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage final Final Rank
Saeid Rahmati 60 kg  Borges (URU)
W 1000–0010
 Pérez (CUB)
W 0100–0010
 Li (CHN)
W 1000–0000
 Noura (ALG)
L 0000–1000
2nd, silver medalist(s)
Reza Golmohammadi 66 kg  García (ESP)
W 1000–0000
 Karpeniuk (UKR)
W 0010–0003
 Lamri (ALG)
L 0000–1001
3rd place match
 Kallunki (FIN)
L 0000–1000
5
Mousa Pourabbas 73 kg  Peltoniemi (FIN)
W 1011–0000
 Ramirez (ARG)
L 0000–0010
Bye Repechage
 Hierrezuelo (CUB)
L 0000–1011
Did not advance 7
Amir Mirhassan Nattaj 81 kg  Jonard (FRA)
L 0000–1001
Did not advance Repechage
 Vincze (HUN)
W 0002–0000
Repechage
 Pominov (UKR)
W 0101–0001
Repechage
 Lencina (ARG)
L 0001–0011
5
Hamzeh Nadri 100 kg  Silva (BRA)
L 0000–1001
Did not advance Repechage
 Porter (USA)
L 0000–1000
Did not advance 9

Powerlifting[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Result Rank
Morteza Dashti 48 kg No mark
Gholam Hossein Chaltoukkar 56 kg 172.5 7
Hamzeh Mohammadi 60 kg 202.5 PR 1st, gold medalist(s)
Ali Hosseini 67.5 kg 215.0 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Majid Farzin 75 kg 212.5 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Ali Sadeghzadeh 100 kg 230.0 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Kazem Rajabi +100 kg 265.0 WR 1st, gold medalist(s)

Shooting[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Score Rank Score Total Rank
Bahman Karimi 10 m air pistol SH1 560 14 Did not advance
Ramezan Salehnejad 10 m air rifle standing SH1 586 11 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Score Rank Score Total Rank
Nayyereh Akef 10 m air pistol SH1 360 11 Did not advance
Mixed
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Score Rank Score Total Rank
Nayyereh Akef 50 m pistol SH1 507 23 Did not advance
Bahman Karimi 50 m pistol SH1 536 4 Q 86.7 622.7 6
Ramezan Salehnejad 10 m air rifle prone SH1 588 42 Did not advance
50 m rifle prone SH1 582 22 Did not advance

Sitting volleyball[edit]

Men[2]
Squad list Preliminaries Semifinal Final Rank
Pool B Rank
Mohammad Hosseinifar
Mohammad Reza Rahimi
Reza Peidayesh
Davoud Alipourian
Mehdi Hamidzadeh
Nasser Hassanpour
Sadegh Bigdeli
Jalil Imeri
Saeid Ebrahimi
Issa Zirahi
Ramezan Salehi
Mohammad Khaleghi
Coach:
Hadi Rezaei
 Japan
W 3–0
25–7, 25–7, 25–5
1 Q  Russia
W 3–0
25–22, 25–13, 25–20
 Bosnia and Herzegovina
W 3–0
25–22, 25–18, 25–22
1st, gold medalist(s)
 Brazil
W 3–0
25–9, 25–11, 25–8
 Egypt
W 3–0
27–25, 25–12, 25–18

Table tennis[edit]

Women
Athlete Event Preliminaries / Quarterfinal Semifinal Final Rank
Groups Rank
Narges Khazaei Singles 1/2  Lafaye (FRA)
L 1–3
5–11, 4–11, 12–10, 9–11
Group B
2
Did not advance 8
 Al-Bargouti (JOR)
W 3–2
11–6, 7–11, 11–9, 7–11, 11–6
Forough Bakhtiari Singles 3  Kanova (SVK)
L 0–3
6–11, 4–11, 6–11
Group B
2
Did not advance 8
 Mariage (FRA)
L 2–3
11–6, 11–7, 9–11, 8–11, 8–11
 Ploner (ITA)
W 3–0
11–6, 11–6, 11–5
Forough Bakhtiari
Narges Khazaei
Team 1–3  Great Britain
L 2–3
3–1, 0–3, 2–3, 3–0, 0–3
Did not advance 5

Wheelchair basketball[edit]

Men[3]
Squad list Preliminaries Quarterfinal Semifinal Final Rank
Pool A Rank
Saman Bolaghi
Ahmad Daghaghelehpour
Alireza Ahmadi
Morteza Gharibloo
Adel Torfi
Zakaria Hesamizadeh
Hakim Mansouri
Ebrahim Ahmadi
Esmaeil Hosseinpour
Gholamreza Nami
Bahman Seifi
Vahid Gholam-Azad
Coach: Abdolghafour Kamrava
 South Africa
W 73–62
3 Q  United States
L Walkover
Disqualified
 Sweden
W 92–66
 Japan
W 69–50
 Germany
L 63–73
 Canada
L 62–93

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