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Hussein Kadhim

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T13, F13

Further personal information

Residence
Iraq
Occupation
Student
Languages
Arabic

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began in Alquadisiya, Iraq in 2009.
Why this sport?
"Since I was a kid my family was into sports and my favourite was athletics."
Club / Team
Alwisam Majd Club: Iraq
Name of coach
Firas Ahmed
Coach from which country?
Iraq
Coach from what year?
2009

International debut

Year
2010
Competing for
Iraq

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing second at the 2011 World Championships in Christchurch, New Zealand. (Athlete 26, Aug 2012)
Most influential person in career
Alaa Husein and Firas Ahmed. (Athlete 26, Aug 2012)
Ambitions
To become a university professor. (Athlete 26, Aug 2012)
Impairment
His impairment is the result of a head injury he sustained after falling. (Athlete 26, Aug 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T13 Heat 2 2011-01-23 3
Men's 100 m T13 Final 2011-01-24 5
Men's 200 m T13 Heat 1 2011-01-26 2
Men's 200 m T13 Final 2011-01-27 2
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m T13 Heat 1 2012-08-31 1
Men's 400 m T13 Final Round 2012-09-02 5
Men's 200 m T13 Heat 2 2012-09-06 4