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ALHINDAWI Ahmed Raji
Sport Para swimming
NPC Bahrain   
GenderMen
Age15
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S5, SB4
Further Personal Information
Occupation
Student
Languages
Arabic
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para swimming through the BeReady Talented Program, which is organised by the Bahrain Sports Federation for Disabilities.
Why this sport?
He decided to get involved in the sport after some of his schoolmates teased him about his impairment.
Training Regime
He trains five days a week, spending time both in the pool and in the gym.
General Interest
Hero / Idol
Bahraini Royal Family member Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa. (Saad Hamada YouTube Channel, 08 Mar 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (alhindawi2003.weebly.com, 01 Jan 2019)
Impairment
He was born with hereditary spastic paraplegia. At age three he underwent surgery on both of his legs to lengthen the ligaments (Instagram profile, 03 Mar 2019; alhindawi2003.weebly.com, 01 Jan 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
17 2018 50m Freestyle S7 53.11
15 2018 100m Breaststroke SB6 2:18.75
14 2018 100m Freestyle S7 1:54.76