In an interview after the final, Nemati said
: “Thank God, this was the hardest game I have ever played; it was so difficult... My Italian opponent was very good. I’m so glad to have won the hardest match of my life. Where there’s a will, there’s a way.” In the semifinals earlier the same day, Nemati beat her opponent Floreno Veronica of Italy with a score of 6-0.
Day 3- Archery
On the third day of the London 2012 Paralympics, Zahra Nemati (archer) competed and beat her opponent, Gizem Girismen, in the quarterfinals of the women’s individual recurve W1/W2 with a score of 6-2. Nemati has now advanced to the semifinals which will take place on Tuesday 4 September.
Zahra Javanmard competed in 1/16 elimination round in the women’s individual recurve standing class, but lost to her opponent Leigh Walmsley of Great Britain and was eliminated from the competition. Razieh Shirmohammadi also competed in the women’s individual recurve standing, competing against Magali Comte of Switzerland, but lost to her opponent 2-6 and was eliminated from the competition.
Day Two - Shooting
Today Sareh Javanmardi won bronze in the Women's 10m Air Pistol event, taking home the first medal of the Iranian paralympic team. She qualified in third place, and scored enough in the final round to retain her ranking. After winning Javanmardi said, "Over the past 6 months I've endured many difficulties to get to this medal ... I've been away from my family for months and have been dreaming of a medal every day. I'm very happy that all my effort has transformed into a bronze medal". This was Javanmardi's first paralympics appearance and she was against strong opponents from Russia and Spain. Her teammate Alieh Mahmood competed in the same class and placed 6th.
Day Two - Archery
On the second day archer Zahra Nemati, archer, who broke the world record in the ranking rounds, played against Mariangela Perna from Italy and beat her 6-0.
Day One - Archery
On the first day of the London 2012 Paralympic Games, Iranian archer Zahra Nemati set the world Paralympic record, scoring 613 points in the ranking round, showing her promise as a medal hopeful for Iran. After breaking the record Nemati said referring to her faith, "I was lucky today that I could put the arrow into the target despite the rain and the wind and the cold weather. I hope I can carry on like this ... The hand of God puts arrows on the target and this has been proven to me many a time".
Archers Zahra Javanmard and Razieh Shirmohammadi also competed in the Women's Individual Recurve Standing ranking rounds on August 30. Shirmohammadi placed 5th (552 points) and Javanmard came 15th (481 points).