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Faisal Alrajehi

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T54

Further personal information

Residence
Kuwait
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Arabic, English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 14.
Club / Team
Kuwait Disabled Sport Club: Kuwait
Name of coach
Mohamed Farahat, TUN; Abdelrazek Al Kathary

International debut

Year
2013
Competing for
Kuwait

General interest

Hobbies
Basketball, tennis. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing fourth in the T54 5000m at the 2017 World Championships in London, England. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
His family and friends. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
French footballer Zinedine Zidane. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Hard work gets good results." (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Other sports
He was a member of the Kuwait wheelchair basketball team that finished 10th at the 2014 Asian Para Games in Incheon, Republic of Korea. (SportsDeskOnline, 14 Nov 2019; Athlete, 09 Nov 2019)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Impairment
His impairment is a result of the effects of polio. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 1500 m T54 Heat 3 2015-10-23 9999
Men's 5000 m T54 Heat 2 2015-10-25 8
Men's 5000 m T54 Final 1 2015-10-26 8
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 1500 m T54 Heat 2 2017-07-16 13
Men's 800 m T54 Heat 3 2017-07-17 17
Men's 400 m T54 Heat 3 2017-07-19 15
Men's 5000 m T54 Heat 2 2017-07-22 7
Men's 5000 m T54 Final 1 2017-07-23 4