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Khalid Jlidat

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F57

Further personal information

Family
Wife Julie, sons Adam and Jacob
Residence
Boynton Beach, FL, USA
Occupation
Athlete, Supervisor
Languages
English
Higher education
Mohammed V University at Souissi: Rabat, MAR

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2003.
Why this sport?
He was involved in weightlifting for a number of years before athletics coaches encouraged him to try javelin.
Name of coach
Scott Danberg [personal], USA
Training Regime
He trains six days per week for more than 30 hours in total.

General interest

Hobbies
Spending time with his family. (palmbeachpost.com, 13 Nov 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"You have to never give up. No matter the situation, you have to put your dream in front of you so that it comes true." (palmbeachpost.com, 13 Nov 2014)
Impairment
The impairment to his left leg is a result of the effects of polio contracted at age two. (findarticles.com, 12 Sep 2007)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He has worked as the Southern Boulevard toll supervisor at Florida's Turnpike in United States. (palmbeachpost.com, 13 Nov 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F57/58 Final 1 2013-07-20 9