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Mahdi Al-Saadi

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F12

Further personal information

Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Arabic, English
Higher education
Air Force College: Iraq

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up athletics in 1992.
Why this sport?
"Since I was a child I loved sport and I was always involved in sporting events."

International debut

Year
1994
Competing for
Iraq

General interest

Most influential person in career
His father. (Athlete, 26 Aug 2012)
Impairment
He has a visual impairment after getting a harmful chemical in his eyes. (Athlete, 26 Aug 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F12 Final 2011-01-22 5
Men's Discus Throw F12 Final 2011-01-28 7
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F11/12 Final Round 2012-09-03 13