US dodgeball player Paniz Asgari.

US dodgeball player Paniz Asgari.

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Lauren Ober

Asgari is an Iranian-American and recently represented the US at the World Dodgeball Invitational in New Zealand.

Asgari is an Iranian-American and recently represented the US at the World Dodgeball Invitational in New Zealand.

Credit:

Lauren Ober

Asgari says her Persian upbringing and a game called 'Vasatii' helped make her a dodgeball powerhouse.

Asgari says her Persian upbringing and a game called 'Vasati' helped make her a dodgeball powerhouse.

Credit:

Lauren Ober

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