Document Type : Research Paper


Department of Sport Management, Payame Noor University, Tehran, Iran


Introduction: In this study, the situation of financial resource management in Iranian Paralympic sports was compared with the United States, Britain and Australia (as successful countries in Paralympic Games).
Methods: This is a qualitative-comparative research with a Boolean algebra approach. The purposive sampling method was used. Therefore, all methods, and appropriate conditions for financial resource management realization of Paralympic sports in Iran and selected countries were studied using the interviews and library study. Data reduction was used to study the accuracy of the research results, the adequacy of conditions and methods of income generation to calibrate the research process and ensure the test reliability by removing the disagreements of all the studied items. The research validity was confirmed by the experts in qualitative and comparative research.
Results: The results of research showed while the selected countries use 25 methods of income generation in all five causal conditions, i.e. "intra-organizational, trans-organizational (national), international, public funding and financial support in sports" to manage Paralympic sports; Iran uses only eight methods of income generation, most of which are related to two causal conditions of "intra-organizational funds, trans-organizational funds (national)" as sources of income.
Conclusion: Examining the results show that none of the causal conditions alone is a sufficient condition to be considered "successful" in financial resources management, but all the conditions together are considered as necessary conditions for success in financial resources management.


International Paralympic Committee.