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Iranian Paralympic Cyclist Dies Day Before Closing Ceremony

A minute of silence will be held at the Sunday’s 2016 Paralympic closing ceremonies in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in honor of an Iranian cyclist who died in a road race on the penultimate day of the Rio Games.  Bahman Golbarnezhad crashed in the C4-5 event at the first portion of the Grumari loop on a mountainous descent of the cycling course.  “This is an absolutely tragic movement and also for the games here in Rio,” Philip Craven, president of the International Paralympic...

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