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ABDELHADY Hany
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Egypt   
GenderMen
Age40
Place of BirthCairo, EGY
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Residence
Giza, EGY
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Arabic
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para powerlifting in 2000 in Cairo, Egypt.
Why this sport?
"I wanted to prove to everyone that a person with an impairment can achieve anything."
Club / Team
Telecome Egypt Club: Egypt
Name of coach
Abdel Moneim Salah [club], EGY; Mohamed Ezzat [national], EGY, Shabaan Desouky [national], EGY
Senior International Debut
Year
2007
Competing for
Egypt
Location
Egypt
General Interest
Hobbies
Football. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the 90kg category at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Shabaan Desouky. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
Coach Shabaan Desouky. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Injuries
He injured his shoulder at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 05 Mar 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the Paralympic Games in 2020 and 2024. (Athlete, 05 Mar 2019)
Impairment
His impairment is a result of the effects of polio. He contracted the illness at a young age. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
4 2008 82.5kg 220.0
1 2012 90kg 241
6 2016 88kg 200
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2010 90kg 235.0
4 2014 88kg 218.0
2 2019 88kg 216.0