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ELSHEBLI Jamil
Sport Para athletics, Para powerlifting
NPC Jordan   
GenderMen
Age43
Place of BirthAmman, JOR
Height1.78 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Residence
Amman, JOR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Arabic, English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2002 in Amman, Jordan.
Why this sport?
He was encouraged to try powerlifting by a coach. "I love being challenged and achieving success."
Club / Team
Future Club: Jordan
Name of coach
Issa Hilal [national]
Senior International Debut
Year
2015
Competing for
Jordan
General Interest
Hobbies
Chess. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver medals in athletics at the Paralympic Games in 2004 and 2008, and claiming bronze in powerlifting at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Most influential person in career
His father. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Everything is possible even with a disability." (Athlete, 05 Dec 2017)
Awards and honours
He was Jordan's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (paralympic.org, 2008)
Other sports
He competed in athletics at the Paralympic Games in 2004, 2008 and 2012. He won silver in the F57 shot put at the 2004 and 2008 Games. (addustour.com, 09 Dec 2017; paralympic.org, 2016; SportsDeskOnline, 18 Aug 2021)
Impairment
His impairment is a result of the effects of polio. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019, 05 Dec 2017)
Other information
OTHER ACTIVITIES
He has been a project director at the Jordan Paralympic Committee. (Facebook profile, 30 Jan 2021)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
2 2004 Shot Put F57 13.19 
2 2008 Shot Put F57-58 14.28
4 2012 Shot Put F57-58 13.58
World Championships - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
3 2006 Shot Put F57 12.91
2 2011 Shot Put F57-58 13.79
2 2013 Shot Put F56/57 13.75
Paralympic Games - Para powerlifting
Rank Year Event Result
3 2016 +107kg 234
1 2021 +107kg 241.0
World Championships - Para powerlifting
Rank Year Event Result
3 2017 +107kg 235.0
  2019 +107kg  NoM
5 2021 +107kg 235.0