Wednesday , 23 June 2021

Photo exhibition in memory of Iranian Para cyclist Bahman Golbarnezhad

A photo and multimedia exhibition named ‘Outcome of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games was inaugurated in Tehran, Iran, organised by the I.R. Iran National Paralympic Committee in memory of Para cyclist Bahman Golbarnezhad. The Iranian died following an accident in the men’s road race C4-5 at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, on 17 September.

The Iranian Paralympian died on 17 September following an accident in Rio 2016’s road race C4-5, soon after arrival to the nearby Unimed Rio Hospital in Barra. Around 100 photos will be showcased in the exhibition, some of which will show Golbarnezhad’s life and career in Para sports. The cyclist, who also competed at London 2012, took up the sport in 2002. Iranian Olympic and Paralympic athletes, officials and artists were invited to send 35 to 40- seconds-long video messages expressing their condolences to Golbarnezhad.


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