APC expresses condolences over death of Iranian Para archer Shirmohammadi

The Asian Paralympic Committee (APC) sends its deepest condolences to the family of Razieh Shirmohammadi and the Iranian Paralympic Committee who lost one of their finest para archers.

In a sad turn of events, the Para archer passed away on Tuesday (25.06.2019) at the age of 42 due to a heart attack.

“We send our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Razieh Shirmohammadi and the Iranian Paralympic Committee. It’s a huge loss to the Paralympic family. She was one of the finest archers,” APC President Majid Rashed said.

Shirmohammadi was a bronze medallist in the women’s team recurve open at the London 2012 Paralympic Games – competing alongside Zahra Javanmard and Zahra Nemati.

She had recently won a quota spot for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games competing at the World Championships in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands.

Born in Mashhad, Iran, Shirmohammadi also represented her country at the Rio 2016 Paralympics.

Among other important results, she has a World Championship title from the Beijing 2017 and a bronze medal at Torino 2011. She also won two medals in Asian Para Games – a gold at Guangzhou 2010 and a silver at Indonesia 2018.

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