• Iranian Paralympics Cyclist Dies After Crash In Rio Road Race

    Iranian Paralympics Cyclist Dies After Crash In Rio Road Race

    Cyclist Bahman Golbarnezhad was the first athlete to die at a Paralympics games it has been confirmed.

    The athlete died following a crash in the men’s C4/C5 road race at the Rio Paralympics , it was confirmed on Saturday.

    During a press conference, IPC president Sir Philip Craven: “I’ve just had it confirmed by Craig Spence (director of communications) that this is the first athlete death at a Paralympic Games.

    “We will look into the report of this incident and decide what we […]