Iranian female rower secures Paris 2024 Paralympic berth

Behrouzirad took part in the semi-final round of the Paracanoe World Championships in the women’s KL3 class.

She went up against competitors from India, Hungary, Spain, Italy, two Australian opponents, and two Chinese opponents.

Behrouzirad crossed the finish line after rivals from Spain and Italy with a time of 50.96 seconds, securing the third position and advancing to the A-final of the tournament.

Behrouzirad will compete for a medal on Saturday.

The team’s head coach, Ahmadreza Talebian, is leading the roster consisting of Masood Gheisari (Men’s KL3), Saeed Hosseinpour (Men’s KL1), and Eslam Jahedi (Men’s VL2). Additionally, Shahla Behrouzirad (Women’s KL3) is competing for Paralympic qualification.

The 2024 ICF Paracanoe World Championships are taking place in Szeged, Hungary from May 9-12.



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