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Ahmed Naas

Athletics
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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."
Name of coach
Karim Ebeis [national], IRQ; Mazen Hussein, IRQ

International debut

Year
2011
Competing for
Iraq

General interest

Hobbies
Football. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the F40 javelin throw at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
His family. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019, 29 Sep 2019)
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