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Talib Al Balushi



Impairment information


Sport specific information

Why this sport?
He played basketball as a child before switching to athletics. "Initially I did not like shot put, but after winning my first medal I started to love it and I started to win medals."

General interest

Sporting philosophy / motto
“I chose not to be a prisoner of my disability, and I have worked all these years to prove myself worthy in my workplace and in my athletic performance, and be a source of pride for my family and my country.” (, 15 Oct 2012)