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RAHIMI Mohammad Fahim
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Afghanistan   
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Further Personal Information
Three children
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began powerlifting in 2006.
Why this sport?
He took up the sport as a way of regaining his physical and mental strength following his accident.
General Interest
Awards and honours
He was flag bearer for Afghanistan at the opening ceremony of the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. He was also the only athlete from his country to qualify for the Games. (, 29 Aug 2012;, 18 Jun 2012)
At age 12 he stepped on a landmine while out buying groceries for his family. He lost his right leg above the knee. (, 02 Oct 2012;, 17 Jun 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
  2008 67.5kg  NoM
12 2012 75kg 127
European Open Championships
Rank Year Event Result
14 2015 80kg 125
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
  2014 +107kg  DNS
9 2018 80kg 140