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Abdelrazik Baaba

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Banghazi, LBA
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Arabic
Higher education
Geography - Gar Younis University: Banghazi, LBA

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began powerlifting in 1992 in Benghazi, Libya.
Why this sport?
"I always liked weightlifting."
Name of coach
Abdelrehem El Zewy [national], LBA

International debut

Year
2005
Competing for
Libya
Tournament
African Championships
Location
Taba, EGY

General interest

Hobbies
Drawing, swimming, horse riding. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning his category at the 2009 World Cup event in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Most influential person in career
His father. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
Coach Abdelrehem El Zewy. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Injuries
He was affected by a shoulder injury at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. (saudigazette.com.sa, 05 Sep 2012)
Impairment
His impairment is a result of the effects of polio. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Other information
SANCTION
He was banned from the sport for two years and fined 1,500 Euros by the International Paralympic Committee [IPC] after testing positive for the prohibited substance 19-norandrosterone [a metabolite of nandrolone] at the 2013 Asian Open Championships in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He was eligible to return to competition in December 2015. (paralympic.org, 25 Feb 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2010 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 82.50kg Final 2010-07-28 9999
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -82.5 kg Final Round 2012-09-04 12