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ABDULRAHMAN Abdulrahman Abdulqadir
Sport Para athletics
NPC Qatar   
GenderMen
Age33
Place of BirthDoha, QAT
Height1.76 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
F34
Further Personal Information
Residence
Doha, QAT
Occupation
Administrator
Languages
Arabic, English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2008 in Doha, Qatar.
Why this sport?
"My physical therapist told me about the Qatari Paralympic Committee and I eventually signed up. At the time, athletics was the only sport available so that is what I started with. I found that I loved it so I kept going."
Name of coach
Ahcene Bouteldja, ALG
Senior International Debut
Year
2008
Competing for
Qatar
General Interest
Hobbies
Camping, travelling, going to the cinema. (Athlete, 19 Aug 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the F34 shot put at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, and winning gold in the F34 shot put at the 2017 World Championships in London, England. (Athlete, 19 Aug 2021)
Most influential person in career
His coach Ahcene Bouteldja. (Athlete, 19 Aug 2021)
Hero / Idol
Qatari Para thrower Nasser Al Sahoti. (Athlete, 19 Aug 2021)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never give up." (Athlete, 19 Aug 2021)
Awards and honours
He was named Qatar's 2018 Male Para Athlete of the Year. (marhaba.qa, 19 Nov 2018)

He was Qatar's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (paralympic.org, 29 Aug 2012)
Milestones
He became the first athlete representing Qatar to win a medal in any sport at the Paralympic Games when he claimed silver in the F34 shot put at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (myinfo.rio2016.com, 13 Sep 2016; SportsDeskOnline, 11 Sep 2016)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 19 Aug 2021)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
7 2012 Javelin Throw F33/34 34.99
9 2012 Shot Put F34 10.86
6 2012 Discus Throw F32/33/34 40.15
2 2016 Shot Put F34 11.15
8 2016 Javelin Throw F34 26.03
3 2021 Shot Put F34 11.36 
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
4 2013 Javelin Throw F33/34 34.32
7 2013 Shot Put F34 11.89
9 2013 Discus Throw F32/33/34 37.79
4 2015 Shot Put F34 10.80
1 2017 Shot Put F34 11.38
5 2017 Discus Throw F34 32.35
5 2017 Javelin Throw F34 26.58
4 2019 Shot Put F34 11.23
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
3 2014 Javelin Throw F33/34 30.44
5 2014 Discus Throw F34 32.14
1 2014 Shot Put F34 10.54
6 2018 Shot Put F34 10.78
8 2018 Javelin Throw F33/34 24.59