Abdelkareem Mohmmad Ahmad Khattab
Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Wife Belsan Khattab
Az Zarqa, JOR
Athlete, Public Servant
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2009 in Jordan.
Why this sport?
He began powerlifting as a hobby. "I love challenging myself and reaching new achievements."
Club / Team
Jordan National Club: Az Zarqa, JOR
Name of coach
Issa Hilal [national], JOR
He trains seven days a week.
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the 72kg category at the 2014 Asian Para Games in Incheon, Republic of Korea. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019)
Most influential person in career
King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein of Jordan. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
His family. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Sports can surpass the impossible." (Athlete, 03 Dec 2017)
To win gold at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 08 Mar 2019)
|Men's Up to 67.50kg||Final||2010-07-27||9999|
|Men's Up to 72.00 kg MD||Final||2014-04-07||5|
|Men's -72 kg||Final Round||2016-09-11||9999|
|Men's Up to 80.00kg||Final||2017-12-05||3|