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Laila El Garaa

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Short stature
Classification
F40

Further personal information

Family
Husband Rachid El Gueroj
Residence
Rabat, MAR
Occupation
Public Servant
Languages
Arabic

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began the sport in 2000.
Club / Team
Temara Association for Persons with Disabilities: Rabat, MAR
Name of coach
Mohamed Fatihi [national]
Coach from which country?
Morocco
Training Regime
She trains six times a week.

International debut

Year
2000
Competing for
Morocco
Tournament
Paralympic Games
Location
Sydney, NSW

General interest

Hobbies
Music. (Athlete, 19 Jan 2011)
Most influential person in career
Fatima El Kadiri. (Athlete, 19 Jan 2011)
Hero / Idol
Former Moroccan hurdler Bidouane Nezha. (Athlete, 19 Jan 2011)
Injuries
She has inherited skin and knee issues. (Athlete, 19 Jan 2011)
Famous relatives
Her brother Mohamed and sister Najat are also Moroccan para-athletes. (Athlete, 19 Jan 2011, lopinion.ma, 03 Sep 2012)
Ambitions
She wants to coach when she finishes competing. (Athlete, 19 Jan 2011)
Impairment
She is a person of short stature. (2013worlddwarfgames.org, 11 Sep 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F40 Final Round 2
Women's Javelin F40 Final Round 4
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F40 Final Round 4
Women's Shot Put F40 Final Round 3
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F40 Final Round 2
Women's Shot Put F40 Final Round 1
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F40 Final 2011-01-23 3
Women's Discus Throw F40 Final 2011-01-29 4
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F40 Final Round 2012-08-31 4
Women's Shot Put F40 Final Round 2012-09-08 4