Wael Koubrousli

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Wael Koubrousli / Kobrosly
Personal information
Nationality  Lebanon
Born (1988-06-12) June 12, 1988 (age 26)
Beirut, Lebanon
Residence Beirut, Lebanon and Le Havre, France
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 85 kg (187 lb)
Website http://www.waelkobrosly.org
Sport
Country  Lebanon
Sport Swimming
Event(s) 100 m & 200 m breaststroke

Wael Koubrousli / Kobrosly is a Lebanese swimmer who has competed in the 2008 Olympic Games and the 2012 Olympic Games. He is considered the Lebanese Swimming Champion from season 2006 till season 2012. Wael represented Lebanon in 6 World Championships from 2006 to 2011 consequently: Shanghai, Melbourne, Manchester, Rome, UAE and Shanghai. He has attained over 20 local swimming records, including in the 100-meter and 200-meter breaststroke.[1] At the 2007 Arab Games, he won the Silver medal in the 100m breaststroke.[2]

After his participation in the Beijing Olympics, Kobrosly earned a scholarship from Club Nautique Havrais, in Le Havre, France, to obtain a Masters Degree of International Marketing from the "Universite Du Havre" in Le Havre city, where he trained under head coach Christos Paparrodopoulos, and swam alongside Olympic triple medalist, Hugues Duboscq.[1]

Career achievements[edit]

  • Lebanese champion since 2004 and holder of more than 30 Lebanese record
  • Vice Arab champion during Arab Championship, Cairo 2007 (First Lebanese male swimmer to obtain silver medal during Arab Games)
  • 15th place during Asian Games, Doha 2006
  • 27th place during World Championships, Manchester 2008

Participations[edit]

Olympic Games
  • 2012 Summer Olympics (London)
  • 2008 Summer Olympics (Beijing)
World Championships
  • World LC Championship 2011 - Shanghai, China.
  • World SC Championship 2010 - Dubai, UAE.
  • World LC Championship 2009 - Rome, Italy.
  • World SC Championship 2008 - Manchester, England.
  • World LC Championship 2007 - Melbourne, Australia.
  • World SC Championship 2006 - Shanghai, China.
International Championships
  • Spanish LC Nationals ELITE 2012 - Malaga, Spain (Qualification for London 2012 OG).
  • French LC Nationals ELITE 2012 - Dunkirk, France. (Qualification for London 2012 OG).
  • French LC Nationals 2, 2012 - Bethune, France.
  • French LC Nationals 2, 2011 - Chalons Sur Saon, France.
  • French SC Nationals ELITE 2010 - Chartres, France.
  • Universiade Games 2009 - Belgrade, Serbia.
  • Jazira-Othodoxy Swim Meet 2008 - Amman, Jordan.
  • Universiade 2007 - Bangkok, Thailand.
  • International Uni. Champs 2007 - Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Asian Games 2006 - Doha - Qatar.
Arab competitions
  • Arab Games 2011 - Doha, Qatar.
  • Arab Games 2007 - Cairo, Egypt.
  • Arab Clubs Champs 2006 - Irbid, Jordan.
  • Islamic Solidarity Games 2005 - Jeddah, KSA.
  • Arab School Championship 2004 - Jeddah, KSA.
  • Jable-Lathkiyye 30 km sea race - Jable, Syria.
  • West Asian Games 2005 - Doha, Qatar.
  • International Friendship Champs 2004 - Kuwait.
  • West Asian Games 2003 - Damascus, Syria.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Sports :: Olympics :: Wael Kobrosly to compete in Olympics for second time". The Daily Star. 2012-06-30. Retrieved 2012-07-30. 
  2. ^ "The Official Website Of Wael Kobrosly". Waelkobrosly.org. 1988-06-12. Retrieved 2012-07-30.