Bashar Madjid Mekkalaf

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T53, F55

Sport specific information

Club / Team
Handy Sport Ragusa: Italy
Name of coach
Andrea Meneghin [national]

General interest

Impairment
He has paraplegia as the result of the effects of an illness contracted as a child. (pontiperbaghdadiracheni.blogspot.com, 2012)
Other information
FROM IRAQ TO ITALY
Born in Baghdad, Iraq, he moved to Italy in the mid-2000s to escape war. Before switching his allegiance to Italy, he represented Iraq in para-athletics at the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens. (pontiperbaghdadiracheni.blogspot.com, 2012)