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Garrah Tnaiash

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Short stature
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F40

Further personal information

Residence
Iraq
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Arabic

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2009 in Nasiriyah, Iraq.
Why this sport?
He was scouted by an Iraqi Paralympic Committee official when he was playing in a football match, and felt the sport suited his physique.
Name of coach
Mazen Hussein, IRQ, from 2016

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the F40 shot put at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro and at the 2015 World Championships in Doha, Qatar. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021, 08 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
His uncle. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021)
Hero / Idol
His father. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021, 08 Nov 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Train more and more." (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F40 Final 1 2015-10-30 1
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F40 Final Round 2016-09-16 1
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F40 Final 1 2017-07-20 1