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Abdelkareem Mohmmad Ahmad Khattab

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Family
Wife Belsan Khattab
Residence
Az Zarqa, JOR
Occupation
Athlete, Public Servant
Languages
Arabic

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2009.
Why this sport?
He began powerlifting as a hobby. "I love challenging myself and reaching new achievements."

International debut

Year
2010
Competing for
Jordan
Location
Malaysia

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the 72kg category at the 2014 Asian Para Games in Incheon, Republic of Korea. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Hero / Idol
His father. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Sports can surpass the impossible." (Athlete, 03 Dec 2017)
Ambitions
To win gold at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 08 Mar 2019)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He works for the Higher Council for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Jordan. (Facebook profile, 09 Apr 2021)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2010 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 67.50kg Final 2010-07-27 9999
2014 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 72.00 kg MD Final 2014-04-07 5
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -72 kg Final Round 2016-09-11 9999
Mexico City 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 80.00kg Final 2017-12-05 3