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TNAIASH Garrah
Sport Para athletics
NPC Iraq   
GenderMen
Age31
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
Iraq
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Arabic
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2009 in Nasiriyah, Iraq.
Why this sport?
He was scouted by an Iraqi Paralympic Committee official when he was playing in a football match, and felt the sport suited his physique.
Name of coach
Mazen Hussein, IRQ, from 2016
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the F40 shot put at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro and at the 2015 World Championships in Doha, Qatar. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021, 08 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
His uncle. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021)
Hero / Idol
His father. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021, 08 Nov 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Train more and more." (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 2016 Shot Put F40 10.76
2 2021 Shot Put F40 11.15
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2015 Shot Put F40 10.66
1 2017 Shot Put F40 10.49
2 2019 Shot Put F40 10.77
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 2018 Shot Put F40 10.88