Morteza Mehrzadselakjani serves at the gold medal match of Sarajevo 2022
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 11 November 2022 – Becoming the second tallest male in the planet, everyone’s notice pans to Iran’s Morteza Mehrzadselakjani just about everywhere he goes, but the 35-year-previous sitting down volleyball athlete stays shy and humble.
“I am not certain if my unique participation in the activity could essentially encourage other sitting volleyball athletes, but what I see is that this sport is focused to folks with disabilities. And what it does is attract them out of isolation in modern society and confirm that they could be lively in sports activities,” Mehrzad mentioned.
“I am not that considerable of a person to deliver a message to any individual, but the only thing I could say is that we must all be heroes of our life or world champions of our lives. And if we want adjust, we must begin from in just.”
Mehrzad has won two straight gold medals at Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020, and first received the globe title at Arnhem 2018. At the 2022 Earth ParaVolley Sitting Volleyball Environment Championships in Sarajevo, Mehrzad and his teammates clinched a different title.
“It has been my 2nd time in the Globe Championships and thank God we have gained it once more,” he reported.
“Iranian men’s sitting down volleyball has often been a potent workforce. What we are seeking for amongst all the achievements that we have is to sustain those people achievements by profitable much more world titles and Paralympic medals. We want to go on our streak of victories.”