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Houssein Omar Hassan

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Classification
T46

Further personal information

Residence
Djibouti

General interest

Injuries
He injured his foot during the T46 1500m race at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. He managed to finish the race, crossing the finishing line six minutes after the rest of the field. (independent.co.uk, 09 Sep 2012)
Awards and honours
He was Djibouti's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (paralympic.org, 29 Aug 2012)
Impairment
His right arm has been amputated above the elbow. (telegraph.co.uk, 01 Sep 2012)
Other information
NATIONAL FIRST
By competing at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, he became Djibouti's first ever Paralympian. (paralympic.org, 29 Aug 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 1500 m T46 Heat 1 2012-09-01 8