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HOSSEINI Ali
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Iran   
GenderMen
Age45
Place of BirthTehran, IRN
Height1.70 m
Weight 80 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Impaired range of motion
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Further Personal Information
Residence
Tehran, IRI
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Farsi
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 1997 at age 20 in Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran.
Club / Team
South Esteghlal Club: Iran
Name of coach
Freidoun Karimpour
Senior International Debut
Year
2002
Competing for
Iran
Location
Malaysia
General Interest
Nicknames
Peyman (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 16 Jan 2018)
Most influential person in career
Coach Freidoun Karimpour. (Athlete, 16 Jan 2018)
Hero / Idol
Iranian freestyle wrestler Gholamreza Takhti. (Athlete, 16 Jan 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never give up hope." (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)
Impairment
His impairment is the result of the effects of polio. (Athlete, 16 Jan 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
  2004 60kg  DSQ
2 2008 67.5kg 215.0
1 2012 75kg 225
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2002 56kg 172.5
2 2010 67.5kg 217.5
6 2017 80kg 200.0
European Open Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2015 80kg 200