Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Chemistry - University of Mosul: Iraq
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began powerlifting in 1997 in Mosul, Iraq.
Why this sport?
Sport is his passion. "It helps me gain muscle power."
Collecting currency and coins. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold at the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens, claiming silver at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, and securing gold at the 2006 World Championships in Busan, Republic of Korea. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Awards and honours
He was flag bearer for Iraq at the opening ceremony of the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (paralympic.org, 29 Aug 2012)
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (annahar.com, 06 Sep 2018)
His impairment is a result of the effects of polio. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
|Men's Over 100.00kg||Final||2010-07-30||9999|
|Men's +100 kg||Final Round||2012-09-05||2|
|Men's Over 107.00 kg MD||Final||2014-04-11||3|