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Hany Abdelhady

Powerlifting
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Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Giza, EGY
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Arabic

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para powerlifting in 2000 in Cairo, Egypt.
Why this sport?
"I wanted to prove to everyone that a person with an impairment can achieve anything."
Club / Team
Telecome Egypt Club: Egypt
Name of coach
Abdel Moneim Salah [club], EGY; Mohamed Ezzat [national], EGY, Shabaan Desouky [national], EGY

International debut

Year
2007
Competing for
Egypt
Location
Egypt

General interest

Hobbies
Football. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the 90kg category at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Shabaan Desouky. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
Coach Shabaan Desouky. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Injuries
He injured his shoulder at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 05 Mar 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the Paralympic Games in 2020 and 2024. (Athlete, 05 Mar 2019)
Impairment
His impairment is a result of the effects of polio. He contracted the illness at a young age. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -82.5 kg Final Round 4
2010 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 90.00kg Final 2010-07-29 9999
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -90 kg Final Round 2012-09-04 1
2014 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 88.00 kg MD Final 2014-04-09 4
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -88 kg Final Round 2016-09-13 6