Iranian Paralympic medalist Shirmohammadi dies

June 25, 2019

TEHRAN – Iranian Paralympic bronze medal winner Razieh Shirmohammadi passed away on Tuesday.

She died at the age of 42 due to a heart attack.

Shirmohammadi claimed a bronze medal in the women's team recurve open at the London 2012 Paralympic Games.

The Para archer, who represented Iran at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, also clinched a silver medal in the compound open mixed team W2/ST at the 2018 Asian Para Games.

Shirmohammadi had recently won a quota spot for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games in the ‘s-Hertogenbosch 2019 held in the Netherlands.

The Tehran Times staff offer heartfelt condolences to her bereaved family.

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