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BAABA Abdelrazik
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Libya   
GenderMen
Age48
Place of BirthBanghazi, LBA
Height1.76 m
Weight 82 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Residence
Banghazi, LBA
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Arabic
Higher education
Geography - Gar Younis University: Banghazi, LBA
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began powerlifting in 1992 in Benghazi, Libya.
Why this sport?
"I always liked weightlifting."
Name of coach
Abdelrehem El Zewy [national], LBA
Senior International Debut
Year
2005
Competing for
Libya
Tournament
African Championships
Location
Taba, EGY
General Interest
Hobbies
Drawing, swimming, horse riding. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning his category at the 2009 World Cup event in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Most influential person in career
His father. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
Coach Abdelrehem El Zewy. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Injuries
He was affected by a shoulder injury at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. (saudigazette.com.sa, 05 Sep 2012)
Impairment
His impairment is a result of the effects of polio. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Other information
SANCTION
He was banned from the sport for two years and fined 1,500 Euros by the International Paralympic Committee [IPC] after testing positive for the prohibited substance 19-norandrosterone [a metabolite of nandrolone] at the 2013 Asian Open Championships in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He was eligible to return to competition in December 2015. (paralympic.org, 25 Feb 2014)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
12 2012 82.5kg 155
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
14 2010 82.5kg 155.0
17 2019 88kg 155.0
  2021 88kg DNS