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Khalid Al Najim

Athletics | Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Languages
Arabic, English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began powerlifting in 2006 in Al Ahsa, Saudi Arabia.
Why this sport?
He was passionate about the sport.

International debut

Year
2012
Competing for
Saudi Arabia
Location
Hungary

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Placing second at the 2015 World Cup event in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Athlete, 16 Feb 2017)
Most influential person in career
His father. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
Saudi Arabian Para powerlifter Bassam Al Hawal. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019)
Other sports
He has competed in Para athletics [shot put] at international level. (team-thomas.org, 27 Mar 2017)
Impairment
His impairment is a result of the effects of polio. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2014 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Over 107.00 kg MD Final 2014-04-11 9
Mexico City 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Over 107.00kg Final 2017-12-07 7