Paralympic powerlifter Siamand Rahman passed away on Sunday March 1st, 2020 in his hometown, Oshnavieh, Iran, after suffering a heart attack. He was 31 years old.
Rahman made his powerlifting debut on the world stage at the International Paralympic Committee’s (IPC) Powerlifting World Championships in 2010 with a silver medal finish. He is a three-time world champion and two-time Paralympic powerlifting champion. He won gold at the 2012 London Summer Paralympics and the 2016 Rio Summer Paralympics in the super heavyweight division.
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