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ABDELMAJID Taha
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Egypt   
GenderMen
Age33
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence
Cairo, EGY
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Arabic
Higher education
Commerce - Cairo University: Egypt
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
Police Sports Federation: Cairo, EGY
Name of coach
Mohamed Ezzat [national], EGY
Senior International Debut
Year
2009
Competing for
Egypt
General Interest
Hobbies
Photography. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze at both the 2012 Paralympic Games in London and the 2010 World Championships in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Most influential person in career
Egyptian Para powerlifter Sherif Osman. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
Coach Saeed Abdelhafez. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
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
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