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JAFARI ARANGEH Amir
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Iran   
GenderMen
Age36
Place of BirthTehran, IRI
Height1.34 m
Weight 64 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Impaired range of motion
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Further Personal Information
Family
Partner Tahmine, children Mahoor and Hamoon
Residence
Iran
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Persian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para powerlifting in 2005 in Karaj, Islamic Republic of Iran.
Club / Team
Alborz Province [IRI] / Amir Gym [IRI]:
Name of coach
Ali Asghar Ravasi [national]; Ali Fakhravar [national]; Saeid Yousefi [personal]
Senior International Debut
Year
2007
Competing for
Iran
Tournament
World Games
Location
Chinese Taipei
General Interest
Hobbies
Reading, food, travelling, going to the cinema. (Athlete, 16 Jan 2018, 21 Aug 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the 59kg category at the Asian Games in 2014 and 2018. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2021)
Most influential person in career
His wife. (Athlete, 16 Jan 2018)
Hero / Idol
Iranian footballer Ali Daei, Iranian freestyle wrestler Gholamreza Takhti. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2021)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (dana.ir, 27 Sep 2018)
Impairment
His impairment is a result of the effects of polio. (Athlete, 14 Jul 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
6 2012 56kg 173
2 2021 65kg 195.0
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2017 59kg 187.0
3 2019 65kg 193.0
2 2021 65kg 193.0
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 2014 59kg 186
1 2018 59kg 184