Looking ahead to Tokyo Games, it is all about one thing only: Setting World Record

Hamed Amiri talks to IRISFD’s Public Relations, he discusses the Paralympic Games and his plans.

Having featured in training camp, he stated: I’ve started my training under health & safety protocols since mid Farvardin in Kish Island alongside my coach, to keep my fitness and getting ready for the 3rd round of record measurements and Tokyo Paralympic Games as well.

“Record measurements at the end of this month, would be a good self-assessment,” says the 39-year-old thrower. “Light training sessions are scheduled at this stage and I will put further pressure on the verge of Tokyo Games.

He emphasized that as the coronavirus pandemic has put almost one -year halt to international competitions, he participated at 2021 Fazza Para Athletics Grand Prix, in which he has evaluated his rivals. Hamed Amiri (F54) completed two gold medals at 2021 Fazza Para Athletics Grand Prix in emphatic style as he won the javelin throw and Shot Put F54 and brought the curtain down on a discus throw silver medal.

 “I work hard to change records and just beat my personal best and keep improving to that next level while reaching the best podium at the Paralympic Games, trying to change the world record” he says.

“”I’ve broken a number of records, but the competition situation set a big difference with training, so I’m thoroughly focused on training, hope to win there at the Tokyo Games,” he said.

Amiri who picked up gold at 2019 World Para Athletics Championships in Dubai, added: “Many thanks to Iran Sports Federation for the Disabled and Iran National Paralympic Committee for their full support regarding organizing our camp in Kish Island.”

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