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Haifa Alnaqbi

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Family
One son
Residence
Khor Fakkan, UAE
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Arabic, English
Higher education
Political Science - United Arab Emirates University: Al Ain, UAE

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up powerlifting in 2010 in Khor Fakkan, United Arab Emirates.
Why this sport?
"I always liked weightlifting."
Club / Team
Khorfakkan Club for the Disabled: United Arab Emirates
Name of coach
Adel Weshah [national], JOR

International debut

Year
2011
Competing for
United Arab Emirates
Location
Dubai, UAE

General interest

Hobbies
Reading. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019)
Most influential person in career
Her parents and her sister. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Khorfakkan Club for the Disabled YouTube channel, 23 Oct 2018)
Impairment
Her leg had to be amputated after she was involved in an accident. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019; Khorfakkan Club for the Disabled YouTube channel, 23 Oct 2018)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2014 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Up to 79.00 kg MD Final 2014-04-09 9999
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's -86 kg Final Round 2016-09-13 6