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Youssef Elsayed

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S3, SB3, SM3

Further personal information

Residence
Cairo, EGY
Languages
Arabic

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming in 2009.
Why this sport?
Once he tried swimming for the first time he quickly developed a passion for it.
Club / Team
Nasr City Club: Cairo, EGY
Name of coach
Emad Madbouly [national], EGY

International debut

Year
2015
Competing for
Egypt
Location
Madrid, ESP

General interest

Nicknames
Joe (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Hobbies
Football. (Instagram profile, 20 Sep 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Qualifying to the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Hero / Idol
Egyptian footballer Mohamed Salah. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Work hard to win." (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the 2024 Paralympic Games in Paris. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Impairment
He has an impairment to his hands and a hearing impairment. (Athlete, 08 Dec 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m Freestyle S3 Heat 2 2015-07-13 11
Men's 50 m Freestyle S3 Intermediate Time 2015-07-13 1
Men's 50 m Freestyle S3 Heat 1 2015-07-16 16
Mexico City 2017 World Para Swimming Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S3 Heat 2 2017-12-06 9
Men's 50 m Freestyle S3 Final 1 2017-12-06 8
Men's 150 m Individual Medley SM3 Heat 1 2017-12-07 6
Men's 150 m Individual Medley SM3 Final 1 2017-12-07 6