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NAAS Ahmed
Sport Para athletics
NPC Iraq   
GenderMen
Age26
Height1.27 m
Weight 40 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Short stature
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F40
Further Personal Information
Residence
Nasiriyah, IRQ
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Arabic
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2009 in Baghdad, Iraq.
Why this sport?
"First I was playing football, but one of the javelin staff saw me and wanted me in the team."
Club / Team
Thi Qar Club: Nasiriyah, IRQ
Name of coach
Salem Aleboy, IRQ, from 2009
Senior International Debut
Year
2011
Competing for
Iraq
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the F40 javelin at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 20 Jul 2017)
Most influential person in career
His coach. (Athlete, 06 Sep 2016)
Hero / Idol
His father. (Athlete, 20 Jul 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"The more you train the smaller your disability will be." (Athlete, 20 Jul 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
2 2012 Javelin Throw F40 43.27
9 2016 Javelin Throw F41 35.29
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
5 2017 Javelin Throw F41 38.90
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 2018 Javelin Throw F40/41 38.57