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ABDELMAJID Taha
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Egypt   
GenderMen
Age35
Weight 53 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence
Shubra al Khaymah, EGY
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Arabic
Higher education
Commerce - Cairo University: Giza, EGY
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up powerlifting in 2001 in Cairo, Egypt.
Why this sport?
"I have loved the sport since I was young."
Club / Team
Telecom Egypt: Cairo, EGY
Name of coach
Emad El din Bahgat Mohamed [club], EGY; Abdel Menem Salah Abdel [national], EGY; Mahmoud Nabil [national], EGY; Shaaban Yahya El Desouky [national], EGY
Training Regime
He trains two times a day.
Senior International Debut
Year
2009
Competing for
Egypt
General Interest
Nicknames
The Egyptian Leopard. (Facebook profile, 29 Apr 2021)
Hobbies
Photography, travelling. (Facebook profile, 29 Apr 2021; Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze medals in the 48kg events at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London and the 2010 World Championships in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (SportsDeskOnline, 02 Aug 2021; Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Said Abd El Hafez, and his father. (Athlete, 31 May 2021)
Hero / Idol
Egyptian Para powerlifter Shaaban Yahya El Desouky. (Athlete, 31 May 2021)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 31 May 2021)
Impairment
The impairment to his right foot is a result of the effects of polio. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
3 2012 48kg 165
4 2021 54kg 164.0
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 2010 48kg 160.0
4 2014 49kg 165.0
5 2017 54kg 160.0
4 2019 54kg 164.0
3 2021 54kg 161.0