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Mohamed Elelfat

Powerlifting
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power

Further personal information

Family
One child [2010]
Residence
Gharbia, EGY
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Arabic, English
Higher education
Literature Studies - Menoufia University: Shibin al Kawm, EGY

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para powerlifting in 1996 in Menoufia, Egypt.
Why this sport?
"I was always passionate about powerlifting and saw it as a suitable sport for myself."
Name of coach
Abdel Menem Salah Abdel Menem [club, national, personal]; Emad El din Bahgat Mohamed [national], EGY
Training Regime
He trains four hours a day [two in the morning and two at night].

International debut

Year
2005
Competing for
Egypt
Location
Taba, EGY

General interest

Hobbies
Fishing. (Athlete, 04 May 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the 75kg event at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, and claiming gold in the 72kg event at the 2014 World Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (SportsDeskOnline, 02 Aug 2021; Athlete, 12 Jul 2019, 05 Mar 2019)
Most influential person in career
Egyptian Para powerlifter Metwaly Mathana. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
Egyptian Para powerlifter Metwaly Mathana. (Athlete, 05 Mar 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 05 Mar 2019)
Impairment
The impairment to his left foot is a result of the effects of polio. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019, 05 Mar 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -75 kg Final Round 4
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -75 kg Final Round 2012-09-03 2
2014 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 72.00 kg MD Final 2014-04-07 1
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -72 kg Final Round 2016-09-11 9999
Mexico City 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 80.00kg Final 2017-12-05 4