Mohammadreza Mirzai Jaberi – Athletics
The Iranian war veteran Mohammadreza Mirzai Jaberi was born in 1965 and made his sport debut with wheelchair basketball. Few years later, he switched to athletics where he showed much promise.
This up-and-rising athlete won his first title in a national championship in 1990 and was called up to the national squad afterward.
Mohammadreza Jaberi is one of the most decorated Iranian Paralympians with 5 Paralympic appearances. He made the roster for Team Iran at Barcelona 1992, Atlanta 1996, Sydney 2000, Athens 2004, Beijing 2008 and won four Paralympic gold medals.
Date of Birth: 1965-11-30
Type of Impairment: Spinal Cord Injury
Education: Physical Education, Ph.D.
• Barcelona 1992 Paralympic Games
• Atlanta 1996 Paralympic Games
• Sidney 2000 Paralympic Games
• Athens 2004 Paralympic Games
• Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games
• Gold medal at the Atlanta 1996 Paralympic Games (Men's Javelin F56)
• Gold medal at the Sidney 2000 Paralympic Games (Men's Javelin F57)
• Gold medal at the Athens 2004 Paralympic Games
• Gold medal at the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games