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FULL NAME: Diniar Parvez Irani
GENDER: Male
BORN: 7 March, 1954 (Source: Olympics.com)
HEIGHT: 180 cms
PARENTS: Father (), Mother (), Wife (Gayatri Devi Irani), Son (Xerxes Diniar Irani), Daughter (Dilnawaz Irani).
ORIGINAL HOME ADDRESS: Not known
PRESENT ADDRESS: Tulsipur, Cuttack, Odisha, India.
ACADEMIC EDUCATION: Not known
TECHNICAL QUALIFICATION: Not known
PROFESSION: Worked as basketball coach at Sports Authority of India (SAI).

MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS:
*     Represented Indian men basketball team in its only Olympic appearance at the Moscow Summer Olympic Games 1980.
*     He appeared in all seven matches that India got to play at the Moscow Olympics and averaged 3.4 points per contest.
*     Represented Indian men basketball team in the Asian Basketball Championship, Nagoya, Japan, 1979.

OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
*     After retiring from the game in the mid-80s, Irani served the SAI as a coach for 30 years before retiring in 2017.
*     Imparted coaching to Odisha basketball teams.
*     He is one of the rare players of Zoroastrian background to represent Team India.
*     His wife Gayatri, a princess belonging to the Ranpur royal family, is a former national level basketball player and mountaineer, who rekked to Mount Everest base camp.
*     His son Xerxes is a former basketball player, reality show contestant, entrepreneur and social worker.
*     His daughter Dilnawaz is a former district level swimmer.

PROFILE FIRST UPLOADED: 22 July, 2021


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