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Ahmed Naas

Athletics
1

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Short stature
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F40

Further personal information

Residence
Nasiriyah, IRQ
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Arabic, English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2009 in Baghdad, Iraq.
Why this sport?
"This sport suits my impairment."

General interest

Hobbies
Football, hunting. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019, 23 Aug 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London and gold at the 2018 Asian Para Games in Indonesia. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021)
Most influential person in career
His father. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021)
Hero / Idol
His father. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019, 20 Jul 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"The more you train the smaller your impairment will be." (Athlete, 20 Jul 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F40 Final Round 2012-09-07 2
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F41 Final Round 2016-09-11 9
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F41 Final 1 2017-07-17 5