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Naser Saleh

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
T33, F33

Further personal information

Residence
Kuwait City, KUW
Languages
Arabic, English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2004 at age 20 in Kuwait.
Why this sport?
He got involved in athletics as a hobby.
Club / Team
Kuwait Disabled Sport Club: Kuwait
Name of coach
Ayman Ibrahim, EGY, from 2004; Alex Dupin, RUS

International debut

Year
2007
Competing for
Kuwait
Tournament
Asian Championships
Location
Malaysia

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing fifth in the T33 100m at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Most influential person in career
Kuwaiti Para athletes Hamad Aladwani and Adel Alajmi. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Hero / Idol
Kuwaiti Para sprinter Hamad Aladwani. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Nothing is impossible, so do something." (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F32/33 Final Round 2012-09-05 11
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F32/33 Final 1 2013-07-24 15
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F33 Final 1 2015-10-25 9
Men's 100 m T33 Final 1 2015-10-28 5
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T33 Final Round 2016-09-10 5
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F33 Final 1 2017-07-16 10