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Qasim Al-Khafaji

Swimming

Biography

Further personal information

Residence
Iraq
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Arabic

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2012 in Iraq.
Why this sport?
"I fell in love with swimming since I was very young."
Name of coach
Sameer Sobhy [national]
Training Regime
He trains twice a day.

International debut

Year
2013
Competing for
Iraq
Location
Croatia

General interest

Most influential person in career
His father. (Athlete, 21 Jun 2021)
Hero / Idol
Coach Sameer Sobhy, Iraqi Swimming Federation President Hashem Faraz. (Athlete, 21 Jun 2021)
Injuries
He suffered a shoulder injury in 2021. (Athlete, 21 Jun 2021)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 21 Jun 2021)