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Metawa Abouelkhir

Athletics | Sitting Volleyball
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Impaired range of motion
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
VS1

Further personal information

Family
Wife Faten, son Ahmed, daughter Aya
Residence
Egypt
Languages
Arabic

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 22.
Club / Team
Determination and Challenge Club: Egypt
Name of coach
Mosaad Elaiuty [national], EGY

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the F58 discus in athletics at the 2000 Paralympic Games in Sydney. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Most influential person in career
His father. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Other sports
He has represented Egypt in Para athletics [throwing events] and competed at the Paralympic Games in 2000, 2004, and 2012. (SportsDeskOnline, 26 Mar 2020)
Ambitions
To win gold at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F57/58 Final 2011-01-26 2
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F57/58 Final Round 2012-08-31 3
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F57/58 Final 1 2013-07-22 5
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F57 Final 1 2015-10-30 5
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Sitting Volleyball Pool A 2016-09-09 2
Men's Sitting Volleyball Pool A 2016-09-11 3
Men's Sitting Volleyball Pool A 2016-09-13 5
Men's Sitting Volleyball Pool A - Standings 2016-09-13 1
Men's Sitting Volleyball Semifinal 2016-09-16 201
Men's Sitting Volleyball Bronze Medal Match 2016-09-18 102
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F57 Final 1 2017-07-22 4