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ROUZBEH Sedigheh
Sport Para snowboard
NPC Iran   
GenderWomen
Age37
Height1.65 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
SB-LL2
Further Personal Information
Residence
Iran
Languages
Persian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She first tried the sport at a ski resort in Dizin, Islamic Republic of Iran. She began competing in 2016.
Name of coach
Rahmat Moghdid [national], IRI; Sadegh Kalhor, IRI
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Qualifying for the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 07 Mar 2018)
Most influential person in career
Her husband. (Athlete, 07 Mar 2018)
Awards and honours
She was flag bearer for the Islamic Republic of Iran at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (paralympic.org, 18 Mar 2018)
Other sports
She has competed in Para alpine skiing at international level. (paralympic.org, 2017)
Other information
NATIONAL FIRST
She became the first female athlete from the Islamic Republic of Iran to compete in snowboard at the Paralympic Winter Games when she participated at the 2018 Games in Pyeongchang. (SportsDeskOnline, 21 Dec 2018; euronews.com, 17 Mar 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
8 2018 Banked Slalom - Lower Limb 2 Impaired 3:29.18