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Siham Alrasheedy

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F57

Further personal information

Family
Son Abdullah
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Arabic, English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2009.
Why this sport?
"When I was young I would watch the Olympics and the world championships. I was very happy when I realised that people with impairments can be part of similar games."
Club / Team
Dubai Club for People of Determination: United Arab Emirates

General interest

Most influential person in career
Her parents and coach Fatma Toumi. (emarattv.ae, 22 Sep 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Don't stop looking for your passion." (zahratalkhaleej.ae, 03 Jun 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo and the 2024 Paralympic Games in Paris. (UAE Paralympic Committee, 29 Apr 2021)
Impairment
The impairment to the left side of her body is a result of the effects of polio. She contracted the illness at four months old. (alittihad.ae, 17 Dec 2020; zahratalkhaleej.ae, 03 Jun 2018)
Other information
ATHLETE REPRESENTATIVE
In 2018 she was voted a member of the Athletes' Council of the Asian Paralympic Committee. (alittihad.ae, 17 Dec 2020; Asian Paralympic Twitter profile, 31 Mar 2020; alkhaleej.ae, 14 Oct 2018)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Javelin F57/58 Final 2011-01-25 10
Women's Discus Throw F57/58 Final 2011-01-29 11
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F57/58 Final Round 2012-09-04 7
Women's Javelin F57/58 Final Round 2012-09-06 10
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Javelin F57/58 Final 1 2013-07-24 5
Women's Discus Throw F57/58 Final 1 2013-07-27 7
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F57 Final 1 2015-10-27 6
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F57 Final Round 2016-09-15 6
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F57 Final 1 2017-07-15 7