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ALADWANI Hamad
Sport Para athletics, Wheelchair Basketball
NPC Kuwait   
GenderMen
Age47
Height1.55 m
Weight 40 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Classification
T53
Further Personal Information
Residence
Kuwait
Occupation
Retired
Languages
Arabic, English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 1994 at age 22.
Club / Team
Kuwait Disabled Sport Club: Kuwait
Name of coach
Younes, KUW; Ibrahom Almishaan, KUW; Habib Samsha, TUN; Mohamed Fahat Belkhir, TUN
Senior International Debut
Year
1995
Competing for
Kuwait
Location
Bahrain
General Interest
Hobbies
Wheelchair basketball. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning one gold and two silver medals at the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Most influential person in career
Nezar Ramadan Ahmad Mohammad. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Hero / Idol
His father. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Injuries
An injury to his upper back hampered his performances for two years. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Nothing is impossible." (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Awards and honours
He was Kuwait's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (myinfo.rio2016.com, 06 Sep 2016)
Other sports
He has represented Kuwait in wheelchair basketball. (Facebook profile, 28 Jun 2014)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Impairment
His impairment is the result of the effects of polio. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Asian Para Games - Wheelchair Basketball
Rank Year Event Result
10 2014 Team  
Paralympic Games (Overall) - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
3 2000 100m T53 16.16
8 2000 200m T53 29.88
Semifinal 2000 400m T53 55.27
2 2004 100m T53 15.06 
2 2004 200m T53 26.37 
1 2004 400m T53 50.04 
7 2008 400m T53 51.03
6 2008 200m T53 27.67
7 2008 100m T53 15.36
8 2012 400m T53 52.04
7 2012 100m T53 15.47
6 2012 200m T53 26.50
Round 1 2016 100m T53 15.97
Round 1 2016 400m T53 52.97
8 2016 800m T53 1:50.62
World Championships - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
1 2002 100m T53 15.64
1 2002 200m T53 27.74
2 2002 400m T53 53.32
  2002 4 x 100m Relay T53-54  DNS
  2002 Marathon T54  DNS
Semifinal 2013 400m T53 52.22
Semifinal 2013 800m T53 1:47.45
5 2013 200m T53 26.88
10 2015 400m T53 54.20
Heats 2015 800m T53 1:48.95
7 2017 200m T53 27.17
5 2017 400m T53 51.37
8 2017 800m T53 1:46.41
Asian Para Games (Overall) - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
7 2014 100m T53 16.28
7 2014 800m T53 1:48.67
3 2014 400m T53 51.84
7 2018 800m T53 1:54.87
8 2018 400m T53  DNS