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ABOUELKHIR Metawa
Sport Para athletics, Sitting Volleyball
NPC Egypt   
GenderMen
Age45
Place of BirthKafr ash Shaykh, EGY
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Impaired range of motion
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
VS1
Further Personal Information
Family
Wife Faten, son Ahmed, daughter Aya
Residence
Egypt
Languages
Arabic
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 22.
Club / Team
Determination and Challenge Club: Egypt
Name of coach
Mosaad Elaiuty [national], EGY
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the F58 discus in athletics at the 2000 Paralympic Games in Sydney. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Most influential person in career
His father. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Other sports
He has represented Egypt in Para athletics [throwing events] and competed at the Paralympic Games in 2000, 2004, and 2012. (SportsDeskOnline, 26 Mar 2020)
Ambitions
To win gold at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games - Sitting Volleyball
Rank Year Event Result
3 2016 Team  
5 2021 Team  
World Championships - Sitting Volleyball
Rank Year Event Result
6 2018 Team  
Paralympic Games - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
2 2000 Discus Throw F58 50.75
8 2004 Shot Put F58 12.43 
5 2004 Discus Throw F58 51.06 
3 2012 Discus Throw F57-58 54.19
World Championships - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
1 2002 Discus Throw F58 53.50
3 2006 Discus Throw F58 51.05
2 2011 Discus Throw F57/58 54.96
5 2013 Discus Throw F57/58 51.16
5 2015 Discus Throw F57 43.44
4 2017 Discus Throw F57 45.03