Siamand Rahman

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Siamand Rahman
Siamand Rahman - 2016.jpg
Rahman in 2016
Personal information
NationalityIranian
Born(1988-03-21)21 March 1988
Oshnavieh, Iran
Died1 March 2020(2020-03-01) (aged 31)
Oshnavieh, Iran
Weight169 kg (373 lb)
Sport
SportParalympic powerlifting, Bench Press

Siamand Rahman (Persian: سیامند رحمان‎; 21 March 1988 – 1 March 2020)[2] was an Iranian Paralympic powerlifter.

He won gold medals at the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, 2016 Summer Paralympics in Rio and the 2010 Asian Para Games in Guangzhou.

He is the current IPC Powerlifting World Record holder in the +107 kg category with a 310.0 kilograms (683.4 lb) bench press and also holds the junior world record with 290.0 kilograms (639.3 lb) and the Paralympic Championship Record with 310.0 kilograms (683.4 lb).

Siamand died on 1 March 2020 of cardiac arrest in Oshnavieh, Iran at the age of 31.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Siamand Rahman - IPC". Paralympic.org. Retrieved 2013-06-25.
  2. "Biographies - Siamand Rahman". Paralympic.org. Retrieved 2013-06-25.
  3. World's Strongest Paralympian Siamand Rahman Dies at 31