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Taha Abdelmajid

Powerlifting
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Biography

Further personal information

Residence
Shubra al Khaymah, EGY
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Arabic
Higher education
Commerce - Cairo University: Giza, EGY

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
Telecom Egypt: Cairo, EGY
Name of coach
Emad El din Bahgat Mohamed [club], EGY; Abdel Menem Salah Abdel [national], EGY; Mahmoud Nabil [national], EGY; Shaaban Yahya El Desouky [national], EGY
Training Regime
He trains two times a day.

International debut

Year
2009
Competing for
Egypt

General interest

Nicknames
The Egyptian Leopard. (Facebook profile, 29 Apr 2021)
Hobbies
Photography, travelling. (Facebook profile, 29 Apr 2021; Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze medals in the 48kg events at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London and the 2010 World Championships in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (SportsDeskOnline, 02 Aug 2021; Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Said Abd El Hafez, and his father. (Athlete, 31 May 2021)
Hero / Idol
Egyptian Para powerlifter Shaaban Yahya El Desouky. (Athlete, 31 May 2021)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 31 May 2021)
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