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Rasool Mohsin

Powerlifting
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Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Baghdad, IRQ
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Arabic

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began powerlifting in 2005 in Baghdad, Iraq.
Why this sport?
"I love that it is a challenging and special sport."
Club / Team
Wissam Al Majd Club: Baghdad, IRQ
Name of coach
Rafd Al-Qasmy, IRQ, from 2010

International debut

Year
2006
Competing for
Iraq
Location
Korea

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver medals at the Paralympic Games in 2008 and 2016. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019)
Most influential person in career
His brother. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019)
Awards and honours
He was Iraq's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (myinfo.rio2016.com, 06 Sep 2016)
Impairment
His impairment is a result of the effects of polio. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019)
Other information
SANCTION
He was given a two-year ban after testing positive for the banned substance methylhexaneamine in a sample given in July 2011 at the International Paralympic Committee's Open International Championships in Amman, Jordan. (paralympic.org, 14 Dec 2011)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -56 kg Final Round 2
2010 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 56.00kg Final 2010-07-26 9999
2014 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 65.00 kg MD Final 2014-04-07 9999
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -72 kg Final Round 2016-09-11 2