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Rahim Nagibulla

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T34

Further personal information

Languages
German

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2011.
Why this sport?
His consultant introduced him to the PSC Berlin club in Germany.

General interest

Impairment
He lost the lower part of his right leg at age seven when he stepped on a land mine in Afghanistan. (morgenpost.de, 20 Jun 2015; svz.de, 22 Feb 2014)
Other information
FROM AFGHANISTAN TO GERMANY
Born in Afghanistan, he moved to Germany at age 15 to undergo surgery on his leg and stayed for three years. In 2009 he returned to Germany and became an official citizen in 2014. (morgenpost.de, 20 Jun 2015)

FORMER OCCUPATION
He worked as an interpreter for the German armed forces in Afghanistan for three years. (morgenpost.de, 20 Jun 2015; taz.de, 31 Jan 2013)