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AL-KHAFAJI Qasim
Sport Para swimming
NPC Iraq   
GenderMen
Age28
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Classification
S6, SB5, SM6
Further Personal Information
Residence
Baiji, IRQ
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Arabic
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2012 in Iraq.
Why this sport?
"I fell in love with swimming since I was very young."
Club / Team
Al-Hashd: Iraq
Name of coach
Sameer Sobhy [national]
Training Regime
He trains twice a day.
Senior International Debut
Year
2013
Competing for
Iraq
Location
Croatia
General Interest
Most influential person in career
His father. (Athlete, 21 Jun 2021)
Hero / Idol
Coach Sameer Sobhy, Iraqi Swimming Federation President Hashem Faraz. (Athlete, 21 Jun 2021)
Injuries
He suffered a shoulder injury in 2021. (Athlete, 21 Jun 2021)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
5 2018 50m Backstroke S5 43.32
3 2018 100m Freestyle S5 1:23.29
7 2018 50m Freestyle S5 39.53