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Sport Para athletics
NPC United Arab Emirates   
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Origin of Impairment
Further Personal Information
Sharjah, UAE
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up athletics in 2003 at the Al Thiqah Club for the Impaired in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.
Why this sport?
He took up the sport because it challenged him.
Club / Team
Al Thiqah Club for the Impaired: Sharjah, UAE
Senior International Debut
Competing for
United Arab Emirates
General Interest
Qaeed [Leader]. (, 08 Mar 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver and bronze at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (, 10 Nov 2015)
Awards and honours
He was the United Arab Emirates' flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (, 06 Sep 2016)
To win a medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (, 21 Jul 2017)
He has impaired muscle power in both legs as the result of the effects of polio. (, 10 Nov 2015)
Other information
He won four medals at the 2017 World Championships in London, England, and gave them all to the children of Abdullah Hayayei, an Emirati Para athlete who died in a training accident several days before the start of the championships. "Abdullah was a very sociable person. He talked to everybody in the team and played cards and dominoes with us all. He is not just an athlete but also a friend of all of us. What you must also know is that, before the championships, Abdullah had renovated his house and he had Tokyo 2020 put on all of the windows. He wanted that to motivate him. Now I am going to go to Tokyo and represent Abdullah. If I win a medal, I will devote it to him." (, 21 Jul 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
2 2012 200m T34 28.95
3 2012 100m T34 16.41
4 2016 100m T34 15.76
1 2016 800m T34 1:40.24
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2011 200m T34 30.14
2 2011 100m T34 16.95
1 2011 400m T34 56.20
8 2013 200m T34  DSQ
5 2013 100m T34 16.79
2 2013 800m T34 1:51.91
3 2013 400m T34 55.02
3 2015 400m T34 54.18
2 2015 800m T34 1:46.01
2 2015 100m T34 15.92
2 2015 200m T34 27.82
3 2017 100m T34 15.75
2 2017 400m T34 50.94
2 2017 800m T34 1:45.28
2 2017 200m T34 27.81
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 2014 100m T34 15.99
1 2014 200m T34 28.32