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Hameed Hassain

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T11, F11

Further personal information

Languages
Arabic
Higher education
Language Studies - University of Baghdad: Iraq

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up para-athletics in 1986 in Baghdad, Iraq.
Why this sport?
"I saw the Paralympics on television and it caught my attention, as I had always been interested in sports. I looked into it and then joined a club."

International debut

Year
1993
Competing for
Iraq

General interest

Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 26 Aug 2012)
Impairment
He suffered the injury which led to his impairment while serving in the army during the Gulf War. (thenational.ae, 30 Aug 2012; Athlete, 26 Aug 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F11 Final 2011-01-22 7
Men's Shot Put F11 Final 2011-01-24 4
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F11 Final Round 2012-09-02 10
Men's Shot Put F11/12 Final Round 2012-09-03 16