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Islamic Republic of Iran Sareh Javanmardi

5 December 1984Karaj, Iran
2018 World Shooting Para Sport Championships - Gold: P2 (10m air pistol SH1) and P4 (mixed 50m pistol SH1)
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games - Gold: P2 (10m air pistol SH1) and P4 (mixed 50m pistol SH1)
2014 IPC Shooting World Championships – Gold: P2 (10m air pistol SH1)
2014 Incheon Asian Para Games - Gold: P4 (mixed 50m pistol SH1); P2 (women’s 10m air pistol SH1)
London 2012 Paralympic Games – Bronze: P2 (10m air pistol SH1)
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Sareh Javanmardi has really stepped up her game since winning bronze at the London 2012 Paralympic Games in P2 (women’s 10 air pistol SH1).

Now a holder of three world records in P2 and P4 (mixed 50m pistol SH1), the Iranian also won her first world title in 2014 in P2.

The 2015 season bought similar fruits, with a further two world records in P2 and two wins at IPC Shooting World Cups.

Her performances placed her amongst the top three in the world rankings in 2015 in P4 and P2 heading into the Paralympic Games year in 2016.

Javanmardi completely dominated in both her events at Rio 2016, winning her first titles in P4 and P2 with two finals Paralympic records. Her delight was clear for everyone to see and she has now become another beacon of inspiration for women with impairments in Iran.

Training in business management, Javanmardi is also the Asian Para Games champion having won double gold at Incheon 2014 with two world records along the way.