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Taha Abdelmajid

Powerlifting
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Biography

Further personal information

Residence
Cairo, EGY
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Arabic
Higher education
Commerce - Cairo University: Egypt

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up powerlifting in 2001 in Cairo, Egypt.
Why this sport?
"I have loved the sport since I was young."
Club / Team
Police Sports Federation: Cairo, EGY
Name of coach
Mohamed Ezzat [national], EGY

International debut

Year
2009
Competing for
Egypt

General interest

Hobbies
Photography. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze at both the 2012 Paralympic Games in London and the 2010 World Championships in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Most influential person in career
Egyptian Para powerlifter Sherif Osman. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
Coach Saeed Abdelhafez. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Impairment
The impairment to his right foot is a result of the effects of polio. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2010 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 48.00kg Final 2010-07-25 9999
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -48 kg Final Round 2012-08-30 3
2014 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 49.00 kg MD Final 2014-04-05 4
Mexico City 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 54.00kg Final 2017-12-07 5