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September 3, 2012 12:38 pm

Iranian Paralympian Medalist Declines to Shake Kate Middleton’s Hand

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Iranian medalist Mehrdad Karam Zadeh. Photo: Screenshot.

Daily Mail – An Iranian athlete refused to shake the Duchess of Cambridge’s hand after she presented him with his discus silver medal on Sunday.

The Royal was warmly received on the podium by Paralympic GB’s gold medal winner Aled Davies and Chinese bronze medallist Lezheng Wang – but when it was Mehrdad Karam Zadeh’s turn to step up, the 40-year-old failed to offer a hand to the Duchess, clutching them close to his chest.

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