Vote now for Morteza Mehrzadselakjani, sitting volleyball, Iran
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has revealed the shortlist for July’s Allianz Athlete of the Month, and the public can now vote for the winner on www.paralympic.org.
The nominations are:
With 2.46m-tall Mehrzadselakjani at his dominant best, Iran regained the men’s world title by beating defending champions Bosnia and Herzegovina 3-0 (25-18, 25-13, 25-20) in the final.
Kare Adenegan, athletics, Great Britain
Diede de Groot, wheelchair tennis, Netherlands
Elizabeth Gomes, athletics, Brazil
Stefan Olsson, wheelchair tennis, Sweden