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Jamil Elshebli

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Mahis, JOR
Occupation
Athlete, Government Official
Languages
Arabic

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2003 in Amman, Jordan.
Why this sport?
He was encouraged to try powerlifting by a coach. "I love being challenged and achieving success."
Club / Team
Future Club: Amman, JOR
Name of coach
Issa Hilal [national]

International debut

Year
2015
Competing for
Jordan

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver medals in athletics at the Paralympic Games in 2004 and 2008, and claiming bronze in powerlifting at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019)
Most influential person in career
His family. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
King Abdullah II of Jordan. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Everything is possible even with a disability." (Athlete, 05 Dec 2017)
Awards and honours
He was Jordan's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (paralympic.org, 2008)
Other sports
He competed in athletics at the Paralympic Games in 2004, 2008 and 2012. He won silver in the F57 shot put at the 2004 and 2008 Games. (paralympic.org, 2016)
Impairment
His impairment is a result of the effects of polio. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019, 05 Dec 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F57 Final Round 2
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F57 Final Round 3
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F57/58 Final Round 2
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F57/58 Final 2011-01-24 2
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F57/58 Final Round 2012-09-04 4
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F56/57 Final 1 2013-07-26 2
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's +107 kg Final Round 2016-09-14 3
Mexico City 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Over 107.00kg Final 2017-12-07 3