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HASSAIN Hameed
Sport Para athletics
NPC Iraq   
GenderMen
Age60
Height1.85 m
Weight 114 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T11, F11
Further Personal Information
Languages
Arabic
Higher education
Language Studies - University of Baghdad: Iraq
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up para-athletics in 1986 in Baghdad, Iraq.
Why this sport?
"I saw the Paralympics on television and it caught my attention, as I had always been interested in sports. I looked into it and then joined a club."
Senior International Debut
Year
1993
Competing for
Iraq
General Interest
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 26 Aug 2012)
Impairment
He suffered the injury which led to his impairment while serving in the army during the Gulf War. (thenational.ae, 30 Aug 2012; Athlete, 26 Aug 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
10 2012 Discus Throw F11 26.65
16 2012 Shot Put F11/12 9.81
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
7 2011 Discus Throw F11 29.60
4 2011 Shot Put F11 10.56
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
5 2014 Shot Put F11/12 10.26
4 2014 Discus Throw F11 29.06