Between 9-19 January around 230 athletes from all 22 Paralympic summer sports will be named Ones to Watch for 2017.
The first ever World Para Alpine Skiing and snowboard events will come to Iran in January, signifying the development of winter sports in the country.
Iran’s first International Skiing championship kicks off in Dizin and Darband Sar in Tehran.
Iranian powerlifter enters at No. 5 in the International Paralympic Committee’s Top 50 Moments of 2016.
One of the most iconic scenes from the Paralympic Movement this year came from the Rio 2016 Olympics Opening Ceremony, where many witnessed Iranian Para- archer Zahra Nemati lead her nation’s delegation into the Maracana Stadium.
The Iranian became her countrys first female Paralympic gold medallist in shooting.
Iranian powerlifter Siamand Rahman has been voted by the public as the Allianz Best Male Athlete of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has revealed the shortlist for the Best Female Athlete of September based on performances at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, and the public can now vote for the winner on www.Paralympic.org.
Siamand Rahman has been shortlisted for the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Allianz Athlete of the Month award for September.
Iranian national sitting volleyball team defeated Bosnia and Herzegovina in the Paralympic Games final.