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AL-SAADI Mahdi
Sport Para athletics
NPC Iraq   
GenderMen
Age50
Place of BirthBaghdad, IRQ
Height1.89 m
Weight 114 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F12
Further Personal Information
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Arabic, English
Higher education
Air Force College: Iraq
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up athletics in 1992.
Why this sport?
"Since I was a child I loved sport and I was always involved in sporting events."
Senior International Debut
Year
1994
Competing for
Iraq
General Interest
Most influential person in career
His father. (Athlete, 26 Aug 2012)
Impairment
He has a visual impairment after getting a harmful chemical in his eyes. (Athlete, 26 Aug 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
13 2012 Shot Put F11/12 11.12
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
5 2011 Shot Put F12 9.93
7 2011 Discus Throw F12 30.40