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RAZI Saman
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Iran   
GenderMen
Age36
Place of BirthRasht, IRI
Height1.74 m
Weight 104 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Residence
Langarud, IRI
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Farsi, Persian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 18 in Langarud, Islamic Republic of Iran.
Why this sport?
"Before my accident, I was active in the fields of taekwondo, football and bodybuilding, and after the accident I learned about Para sports while watching the Paralympic Games. I became interested in powerlifting and started my activity in this field. My main motivation for entering sport was my family, and then my coach made it possible for me to continue my path and achieve success with proper training."
Club / Team
Gilan Province [IRI] / Saman VIP Langarud City [IRI]:
Name of coach
Ali Asghar Ravasi [national]; Ali Fakhravar [national]
Senior International Debut
Year
2013
Competing for
Iran
General Interest
Nicknames
Samurai (Athlete, 22 Aug 2021)
Hobbies
Playing pool, travelling, watching films. (Athlete, 15 Jul 2019, 22 Aug 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2013 Asian Championships in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (Athlete, 15 Jul 2019)
Most influential person in career
Iranian freestyle wrestler Gholamreza Takhti. (Athlete, 15 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
Iranian freestyle wrestler Gholamreza Takhti. (Athlete, 15 Jul 2019)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (irisfd.ir, 13 May 2019)
Impairment
He was injured in a car accident at age 18. (irisfd.ir, 13 May 2019; ilna.ir, 24 Feb 2015)
Other information
FURTHER STUDIES
In 2019 he was studying a master's degree in physical education. (irisfd.ir, 13 May 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
4 2016 97kg 221
3 2021 107kg 231.0
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
4 2017 97kg 218.0
4 2019 107kg 230.0
3 2021 107kg 235.0
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
2 2014 97kg 208
3 2018 107kg 235