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Mohamed Mehdi Raiss Fakhroeddine

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T37

Further personal information

Residence
Villanueva de la Serena, ESP
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Arabic, French, Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 21 in Villanueva de la Serena, Spain.
Club / Team
Club Atletismo la Serena: Villanueva de la Serena, ESP
Name of coach
Jesus Hidalgo Alonso [club]

International debut

Year
2016
Competing for
Spain
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Grosseto, ITA

General interest

Nicknames
Medi (Facebook profile, 16 Mar 2020; readeportiva.net, 07 Nov 2019)
Hobbies
Football. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Placing fifth in the T38 800m at the 2016 European Championships in Grosseto, Italy. (SportsDeskOnline, 13 Apr 2021; Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Jesus Hidalgo Alonso. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Spanish athlete Abraham Sanchez Pajuelo. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"For me, running is not a sport, it is part of my daily life." (Facebook profile, 02 Feb 2020)
Awards and honours
Along with Antonio Jesus Marquez he was named the 2017 Best Para Athlete in Villanueva de la Serena, Spain. (villanuevadelaserena.es, 19 Jun 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 800 m T38 Heat 3 2017-07-14 15
Men's 1500 m T37 Final 1 2017-07-22 7