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Abdullah Alsaleh

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T47, F46

Further personal information

Family
Wife Hanan, children Mohammad and Faisal
Residence
Kuwait
Languages
Arabic, English
Higher education
Finance - Kuwait University: Kuwait City, KUW

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2009 at age 28 in Kuwait.
Why this sport?
His father encouraged him to get involved in Para athletics.
Club / Team
Kuwait Disabled Sport Club: Kuwait

International debut

Year
2010
Competing for
Kuwait

General interest

Hobbies
Swimming. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Anwar Zghab. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Hero / Idol
US basketball player Michael Jordan. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Impairment
His left arm was amputated below the elbow after he was involved in a jet ski accident. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F46 Final Round 2012-09-06 8
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F46 Final 1 2013-07-21 9
Men's Shot Put F46 Final 1 2013-07-23 8
Men's Discus Throw F46 Final 1 2013-07-27 6
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F46 Final 1 2017-07-18 8
Men's Discus Throw F46 Final 1 2017-07-23 13