TEHRAN – Iranian thrower Hamed Amiri will miss 2020 Paralympic Games after suffering a back arm injury.
The thrower said that he cannot train because of the injury which suffered in the training camp.
Amiri won a silver medal at the men’s shot put F55 in the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio.
His withdrawal will be a huge blow to Iran in Tokyo since he was a favorite to win a gold medal in the Games.
The Tokyo Paralympic Games – the 16th Summer Paralympic Games – will be held from Aug. 24 to Sept. 5. A total of 540 events and 22 sports are scheduled for the Games.
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