Vancouver, BC


Ahmad Zeividavi began playing goalball at the age of 14 and went on to compete at the elite level in 2009. He pursued goalball because it is a Paralympic-only sport specifically for people with a visual impairment and he really enjoyed the sport right from the start. To Zeividavi, sport represents entertainment, fun, hard work, and teamwork. Sport has helped him feel pride and joy in representing his country.

One of Zeividavi’s most memorable moments in his goalball career was when Canada defeated the U.S. to qualify for the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games. Zeividavi has also competed at the IBSA World Championships and World Games.

He helped Canada win bronze at the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games, which earned the team a berth at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.


2012 and 2016 Paralympic Games… 2011 and 2015 Parapan American Games.


Canadian national team member since 2010 after he emigrated from Iran.


  • 2018 World Championships 12th
  • 2016 Paralympic Games 8th
  • 2015 Parapan American Games 3rd
  • 2012 Paralympic Games 10th
  • 2011 Parapan American Games 4th
Year Type
Host City
2019 Parapan am Games
Lima, Peru
1 bronze medals

1 bronze medals

2016 Summer
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
0 bronze medals

0 bronze medals

2015 Parapan am Games
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Toronto, Canada
1 bronze medals

1 bronze medals

2012 Summer
London, England
2011 Parapan am Games
Guadalajara, Mexico