Yasser Ibrahim Farag

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Olympic medal record
Representing  Egypt
Men's athletics
All-Africa Games
Gold medal – first place 2011 Maputo Discus throw
Gold medal – first place 2011 Maputo Shot put

Yasser Ibrahim Farag (Arabic: ياسر ابراهيم فرج‎, born May 2, 1984) is an Egyptian athlete competing in the shot put and discus throw events.


He has also taken part in discus throw competitions. In 2003 he was the Egyptian champion in both shot put and discus throw.[1]

His personal best shot put is 19.87 metres, achieved in July 2008 in Ústí nad Labem. In the discus throw he has 61.58 metres, achieved at the 2007 All-Africa Games.

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Egypt
2001 African Junior Championships Tunis, Tunisia 1st Shot put 15.44 m
World Youth Championships Debrecen, Hungary 2nd Shot put (5 kg) 19.58 m
2002 World Junior Championships Kingston, Jamaica 7th Shot put (6 kg) 19.49 m
2003 All-Africa Games Abuja, Nigeria 3rd Shot put 17.96 m
6th Discus throw 55.73 m
Afro-Asian Games Hyderabad, India 7th Shot put 16.65 m
2004 African Championships Brazzaville, Congo Republic 3rd Shot put 18.51 m
4th Discus throw 51.10 m
Pan Arab Games Algiers, Algeria 2nd Shot put 18.65 m
2005 Islamic Solidarity Games Mecca, Saudi Arabia 4th Shot put 17.65 m
5th Discus throw 56.14 m
Mediterranean Games Almería, Spain 9th Shot put 17.36 m
7th Discus throw 55.38 m
2006 African Championships Bambous, Mauritius 1st Shot put 18.93 m
2nd Discus throw 54.38 m
IAAF World Cup Athens, Greece 8th Shot put 18.23 m
2007 All-Africa Games Algiers, Algeria 1st Shot put 19.20 m
2nd Discus throw 61.58 m
Pan Arab Games Cairo, Egypt 3rd Shot put 19.42 m
3rd Discus throw 57.74 m
2008 African Championships Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 2nd Shot put 17.39 m
2nd Discus throw 56.06 m
Olympic Games Beijing, China 37th (q) Shot put 18.42 m
2009 Mediterranean Games Pescara, Italy 3rd Discus throw 61.07 m
World Championships Berlin, Germany 31st (q) Shot put 18.69 m
Jeux de la Francophonie Beirut, Lebanon 2nd Shot put 18.09 m
2nd Discus throw 59.56 m
2010 World Indoor Championships Doha, Qatar 19th (q) Shot put 18.06 m
African Championships Nairobi, Kenya 2nd Discus throw 58.71 m
2011 All-Africa Games Maputo, Mozambique 1st Shot put 19.73 m (GR)
1st Discus throw 63.20 m
Pan Arab Games Doha, Qatar 1st Shot put 19.44 m
2nd Discus throw 60.47 m
2012 African Championships Porto Novo, Benin 3rd Shot put 18.78 m
2nd Discus throw 59.61 m
2013 Mediterranean Games Mersin, Turkey 6th Shot put 19.25 m
6th Discus throw 59.72 m
Islamic Solidarity Games Palembang, Indonesia 6th Discus throw 56.01 m
2014 African Championships Marrakech, Morocco 5th Discus throw 52.82 m


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