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Abdulazeez Ibrahim

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began powerlifting in 2004 in Lagos, Nigeria.
Why this sport?
"I had a passion for it."
Name of coach
Feyisetan Are [national]

International debut

Year
2011
Competing for
Nigeria

General interest

Hobbies
Music. (Athlete, 10 Jul 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal in the bench press heavyweight category at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. (SportsDeskOnline, 29 Apr 2021; Athlete, 10 Jul 2019)
Most influential person in career
Nigerian Para powerlifter Monday Emoghavwe. (Athlete, 10 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
Nigerian Para powerlifter Monday Emoghavwe. (Athlete, 10 Jul 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (voanews.com, 20 Sep 2019)
Impairment
His impairment is a result of the effects of polio. (Athlete, 10 Jul 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -90 kg Final Round 2012-09-04 9999
2014 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 97.00 kg MD Final 2014-04-10 1
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -97 kg Final Round 2016-09-13 6