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Fatema Nedham

Athletics
1

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F53

Further personal information

Languages
Arabic

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2004 through the Bahrain Federation for the Disabled.
Why this sport?
She was passionate about athletics and loved competition.

International debut

Year
2004
Competing for
Bahrain
Location
Dubai, UAE

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal in the F53 shot put at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (paralympic.org, 04 Nov 2016)
Most influential person in career
Her family. (Athlete, 04 Sep 2016)
Awards and honours
She was Bahrain's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (myinfo.rio2016.com, 06 Sep 2016)
Milestones
She became the first female athlete representing Bahrain to win a medal at the Paralympic Games when she claimed gold in the F53 shot put at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro. (SportsDeskOnline, 03 Oct 2019; paralympic.org, 04 Nov 2016)
Impairment
She was born without legs and is missing three fingers on each hand. (gulfweeklyworldwide.com, 14 Aug 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F32-34/51-53 Final Round 18
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Javelin F52/53/33/34 Final Round 2012-09-03 13
Women's Discus Throw F51-53 Final Round 2012-09-07 8
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F53 Final 1 2015-10-27 9999
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F53 Final Round 2016-09-12 1
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F53 Final 1 2017-07-22 1