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Iyad Shalabi

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S1, SB1, SM1

Further personal information

Languages
Arabic, Hebrew

Sport specific information

Club / Team
Ilan Sport Center: Haifa, ISR
Name of coach
Jacob Beninson [national], ISR
Training Regime
He trains at the Ilan Sport Center in Haifa, Israel.

General interest

Most influential person in career
His father Yusef, and coach Jacob Beninson. (jff.org.il, 24 Jun 2017)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (ynet.co.il, 28 Dec 2020; davar1.co.il, 28 Dec 2020)
Impairment
At age 12 he fell off a roof, which resulted in paraplegia. He was also born with a hearing impairment. (jff.org.il, 24 Jun 2017; midnighteast.com, 28 Jun 2017)
Other information
DOCUMENTARY
He featured in a documentary called 'Swimming Against the Current' that was shown at the 2017 Jerusalem Film Festival in Israel. The film followed him and his father, Yusef, as they travelled to the 2015 World Championships in Glasgow, Scotland. (jff.org.il, 24 Jun 2017; midnighteast.com, 28 Jun 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Swimming World Championships Durban 2006 (Durban, South Africa)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S2 Heats 9
Men's 50 m Backstroke S2 Heats 9
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S2 Final Round 4
Men's 50 m Freestyle S2 Heat 2 2
Men's 200 m Freestyle S2 Final Round 4
Men's 200 m Freestyle S2 Heat 2 2
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Backstroke S2 Final Round 4
Men's 50 m Backstroke S2 Heat 2 3
Men's 200 m Freestyle S2 Final Round 6
Men's 200 m Freestyle S2 Heat 1 4
Men's 50 m Freestyle S2 Heat 2 4
Men's 50 m Freestyle S2 Final Round 4
Men's 100 m Freestyle S2 Heat 2 5
Men's 100 m Freestyle S2 Final Round 8
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m Freestyle S2 Final Round 2012-09-01 4
Men's 100 m Freestyle S2 Final Round 2012-09-03 5
Men's 100 m Freestyle S2 Heat 2 2012-09-03 3
Men's 50 m Backstroke S2 Heat 1 2012-09-05 3
Men's 50 m Backstroke S2 Final Round 2012-09-05 6
Men's 50 m Freestyle S2 Heat 1 2012-09-07 2
Men's 50 m Freestyle S2 Final Round 2012-09-07 5
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m Freestyle S3 Heat 2 2013-08-12 11
Men's 50 m Backstroke S2 Heat 2 2013-08-14 9
Men's 100 m Freestyle S2 Heat 1 2013-08-16 6
Men's 100 m Freestyle S2 Final 1 2013-08-16 6
Men's 150 m Individual Medley SM3 Final 1 2013-08-17 7
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Backstroke S2 Final 1 2015-07-14 7
Men's 200 m Freestyle S2 Heat 1 2015-07-18 7
Men's 200 m Freestyle S2 Final 1 2015-07-18 8
Men's 50 m Backstroke S2 Heat 2 2015-07-19 9
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed 4x50 m Freestyle 20pts Final Round 2016-09-09 9999
Men's 100 m Backstroke S2 Heat 2 2016-09-09 9999
Men's 200 m Freestyle S2 Heat 2 2016-09-11 3
Men's 200 m Freestyle S2 Final Round 2016-09-11 8
Men's 50 m Backstroke S2 Heat 1 2016-09-15 5
Mexico City 2017 World Para Swimming Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Backstroke S2 Heat 2 2017-12-04 8
Men's 50 m Backstroke S2 Final 1 2017-12-04 7
Men's 200 m Freestyle S2 Final 1 2017-12-06 6
Men's 100 m Backstroke S2 Heat 2 2017-12-07 8
Men's 100 m Backstroke S2 Final 1 2017-12-07 7