Mokhtar Nourafshan

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Mokhtar Nourafshan
Medal record
Paralympic athletics
Representing  Iran
Paralympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1988 Seoul Discus Throw - 3
Gold medal – first place 1996 Atlanta Javelin Throw - F53
Gold medal – first place 2000 Sydney Discus Throw - F54
Gold medal – first place 2000 Sydney Shot Putt - F54
Silver medal – second place 1996 Atlanta Discus Throw - F53
Silver medal – second place 1996 Atlanta Shot Putt - F53
Bronze medal – third place 2004 Athens Discus Throw - F55

Mokhtar Nourafshan is a paralympic athlete from Iran competing mainly in category F53 throwing events.

Mokhtar first competed in the Paralympics in 1988 where he threw the javelin and discus, winning the gold medal in the later. He missed the 1992 games but returned in 1996 Summer Paralympics to win gold in the f53 javelin and silver in the F53 discus and shot putt. He didn't attempt to defend his javelin title in the 2000 Summer Paralympics but did win both the discus and shot putt titles in the F54 class. In 2004 he returned to the javelin but failed to medal in the F55-56 joint class and won bronze in the F55 discus. [1]