Hamed Amiri withdraws from Tokyo Paralympics due to injury

July 14, 2021 - 15:0

TEHRAN – Iranian thrower Hamed Amiri will miss 2020 Paralympic Games after suffering a back arm injury.

The thrower said that he cannot train because of the injury which suffered in the training camp.

Amiri won a silver medal at the men’s shot put F55 in the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio.

His withdrawal will be a huge blow to Iran in Tokyo since he was a favorite to win a gold medal in the Games.

The Tokyo Paralympic Games – the 16th Summer Paralympic Games – will be held from Aug. 24 to Sept. 5. A total of 540 events and 22 sports are scheduled for the Games.

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