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Mohamed Berrahal

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T51, F51

Further personal information

Family
One child
Residence
Algiers, ALG
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Arabic, French

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up athletics in 2007 in Algiers, Algeria.
Why this sport?
He was involved in sports prior to his accident, including martial arts. He returned to sports during his rehabilitation. "This sport helps me maintain my fitness and changed my daily routine."
Club / Team
GS Petroliers: Algiers, ALG

International debut

Year
2010
Competing for
Algeria

General interest

Hobbies
Reading. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal in the F51/52/53 discus and a bronze medal in the T51 100m at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2019; la3lam.net, 01 Apr 2016)
Most influential person in career
Algerian Para athlete Mohamed Allek. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Swiss Para athlete Marcel Hug. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Victory, always." (Athlete, 17 Jan 2011)
Ambitions
To win gold at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (planetesport.dz, 09 Apr 2020)
Impairment
He has paraplegia as the result of a car accident in 1997. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2019)
Other information
EDUCATION
He has a diploma as a computer technician. (planetesport.dz, 09 Apr 2020)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m T51 Final 2011-01-22 5
Men's 100 m T51 Final 2011-01-24 5
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T51 Final Round 2012-09-03 3
Men's Discus Throw F51-53 Final Round 2012-09-06 1
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T51 Final 1 2013-07-22 2
Men's Discus Throw F51-53 Final 1 2013-07-22 1
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F52 Final 1 2015-10-25 6
Men's 100 m T51 Heat 1 2015-10-27 4
Men's 100 m T51 Final 1 2015-10-27 3
Men's 400 m T51 Heat 2 2015-10-30 5
Men's 400 m T51 Final 1 2015-10-31 9999
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T51 Final Round 2016-09-13 2
Men's 400 m T51 Final Round 2016-09-17 4
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m T51 Final 1 2017-07-17 9999
Men's 100 m T51 Final 1 2017-07-21 3