by Bijan Sarhangpour
Isfahan entrepreneur Bijan Sarhangpour (Sarhang Pour) is the proud father of Rouzbeh Sarhangpour,
a young and talented professional whose life was tragically cut short in an automobile accident in late 2016.
To honor Rouzbeh's memory--as well as his legacy as noted fencing athlete and champion--Bijan Sarhangpour recently presided over the construction and opening of the Rouzbeh Fencing Academy,
an Isfahan-based training and competition facility providing fencing opportunities to enthusiasts of all ages throughout the community.
The Life and Impact of Rouzbeh Sarhangpour
Born in Esfahan, Iran, in 1979, Rouzbeh Sarhangpour attended junior high and high school in Isfahan city.
It was as a young scholar that Rouzbeh began to demonstrate both interest in and talent for a number of sports--not the least of which was fencing.
Rouzbeh competed in a number of local, national and club competitions as a young athlete, working his way up to a spot on the Iranian National Fencing Team near the apex of his athletic career.
Rouzbeh completed his higher education at institutions abroad, including courses in England, UAE, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Malaysia and Kazakhstan.