Mokhtar Noor Afshan

Mokhtar Noor Afshan – Athletics

 

 

War veteran Mokhtar Noor Afshan took up his sporting career with handball after his paralysis in 1982 in a spinal injuries center for war veterans. This up-and-rising thrower gave a number of other sports including swimming and wheelchair basketball a try, and took part in a national wheelchair racing tournament for war veterans. In 1984, he was called up to the national squad down the road, and turned out to be one of the most decorated Paralympians with four gold and two world records. 
Mokhtar Noor Afshan

 

Date of Birth: 1967-12-06
Education: Law - BA
Paralympic appearances:
Seoul 1988 Paralympic Games
Atlanta 1996 Paralympic Games
Sidney 2000 Paralympic Games
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games 
Medal: 
Gold medal at the Seoul 1988 Paralympic Games (Men's Discus Throw 3)
Silver medal and a gold medal at the Atlanta 1996 Paralympic Games (Men's Shot Put F53)
Silver medal at the Atlanta 1996 Paralympic Games (Men's Discus Throw F53)
Gold medal at the Atlanta 1996 Paralympic Games (Men's Javelin F53)
Gold medal at the Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Men's Discus Throw F54)
Gold medal at the Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Men's Shot Put F54)
Bronze medal at the Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Men's Discus Throw F55)