Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up weightlifting in 1998 in Sharqia, Egypt. He switched to Para athletics standing events in 2000 and then sitting events in 2004.
Why this sport?
"I fell in love with this sport."
Club / Team
South Cairo Electricity Club: Cairo, EGY
Name of coach
Hamdy Abddelrehem [national]; Abou El Makarem [national]; Alaa Hamed [personal]
He trains twice a day. In the mornings he trains for javelin throw, and in the evenings he does strength work in the gym.
Drawing, calligraphy. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the F57/58 javelin at both the 2012 Paralympic Games in London and the 2013 World Championships in Lyon, France. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
His parents. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Coach Alaa Hamed. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2019)
His impairment is the result of the effects of polio. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2019)
|Men's Javelin F57/58||Final Round||2012-09-08||3|
|Men's Javelin F57/58||Final 1||2013-07-20||3|
|Men's Javelin F57||Final 1||2015-10-24||6|