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Ahmad Almutairi

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T33, F33

Further personal information

Residence
Kuwait City, KUW
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Arabic, English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 15 at the Kuwait Disabled Sport Club.
Why this sport?
He played wheelchair basketball before a coach saw his talent and advised him to switch to wheelchair racing. "The sport suits my impairment."
Club / Team
Kuwait Disabled Sport Club: Kuwait
Name of coach
Abdelrazek Al Kathary, TUN, from 2017

General interest

Hobbies
Swimming. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal in the T33 100m at the 2017 World Championships in London, England. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
Kuwaiti Para sprinter Hamad Aladwani. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Hero / Idol
Kuwaiti Para sprinter Hamad Aladwani. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Injuries
Shoulder problems prevented him from training properly during most of 2018. (paralympic.org, 24 Feb 2019)
Other sports
He was part of the Kuwaiti wheelchair basketball team that won gold at the West Asian championships. (arabtimesonline.com, 07 Dec 2015)
Impairment
He has partial paraplegia in his legs as a result of cerebral palsy. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m T34 Heat 2 2011-01-22 5
Men's 200 m T34 Final 2011-01-23 7
Men's 100 m T34 Heat 1 2011-01-24 4
Men's 100 m T34 Final 2011-01-25 8
Men's Javelin F33/34 Final 2011-01-27 12
Men's 400 m T34 Final 2011-01-27 5
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F33/34 Final Round 2012-09-01 15
Men's 200 m T34 Heat 2 2012-09-04 4
Men's 100 m T34 Heat 1 2012-09-08 5
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F33/34 Final 1 2013-07-20 9999
Men's 200 m T34 Semifinal 2 2013-07-21 9
Men's 100 m T34 Semifinal 1 2013-07-23 10
Men's 400 m T34 Semifinal 2 2013-07-26 10
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 800 m T34 Heat 1 2015-10-25 8
Men's 800 m T34 Final 1 2015-10-26 8
Men's 100 m T33 Final 1 2015-10-28 1
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T33 Final Round 2016-09-10 1
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T33 Final 1 2017-07-15 1