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NAAS Ahmed
Sport Para athletics
NPC Iraq   
GenderMen
Age30
Place of BirthNasiriyah, IRQ
Height1.27 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Short stature
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F40
Further Personal Information
Residence
Nasiriyah, IRQ
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Arabic, English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2009 in Baghdad, Iraq.
Why this sport?
"This sport suits my impairment."
General Interest
Hobbies
Football, hunting. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019, 23 Aug 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London and gold at the 2018 Asian Para Games in Indonesia. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021)
Most influential person in career
His father. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021)
Hero / Idol
His father. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019, 20 Jul 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"The more you train the smaller your impairment will be." (Athlete, 20 Jul 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
2 2012 Javelin Throw F40 43.27
9 2016 Javelin Throw F41 35.29
5 2021 Javelin Throw F41 37.51
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
5 2017 Javelin Throw F41 38.90
5 2019 Javelin Throw F41 37.45
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 2018 Javelin Throw F40/41 38.57