Student of Rasht IAU Ranks 2nd in Paralympic Football 7-a-side at Rio 2016 Paralympics

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 12:30

Atash-Afrooz led the team to a silver medal at Rio 2016 Paralympics.

According to an ISCA report, Hamed Atash-Afrooz, PE student of Islamic Azad University, Rasht branch, and the captain of the Iranian team has a silver at the 2008 Beijing Paralympics, a bronze at the 2012 London Paralympics, and has won the gold medals at the 2010 and 2014 Asian Games.

The Iranian team had goalkeeper Babak Safari Kourabbasloo, defenders Hashem Rastegari Mobin, Lotfollah Jangjou, and midfielders Farzad Mehri, Hossein Tizbor, Mehdi Jamali and Jasem Bakhshi in its initial line-up.

The Iranian men’s national football 7-a-side team collected a silver medal in the 2016 Summer Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro.

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