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IBRAHIM Abdulazeez
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Nigeria   
GenderMen
Age44
Place of BirthToto, NGR
Height1.50 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Languages
English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began powerlifting in 2004 in Lagos, Nigeria.
Why this sport?
"I had a passion for it."
Name of coach
Feyisetan Are [national]
Senior International Debut
Year
2011
Competing for
Nigeria
General Interest
Hobbies
Music. (Athlete, 10 Jul 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal in the bench press heavyweight category at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. (SportsDeskOnline, 29 Apr 2021; Athlete, 10 Jul 2019)
Most influential person in career
Nigerian Para powerlifter Monday Emoghavwe. (Athlete, 10 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
Nigerian Para powerlifter Monday Emoghavwe. (Athlete, 10 Jul 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (voanews.com, 20 Sep 2019)
Impairment
His impairment is a result of the effects of polio. (Athlete, 10 Jul 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
  2012 90kg  DNS
6 2016 97kg 215
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2014 97kg 235.0
8 2019 97kg 220.0
Commonwealth Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 2014 Bench Press Heavyweight 197.0
1 2018 Bench Press Heavyweight 191.9
  2022 Bench Press Heavyweight  NoM