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.

Biography[edit]

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
2014 African Championships Marrakech, Morocco 5th Discus throw 52.82 m

References[edit]

  1. ^ Egyptian athletics championships winners since 1981 - GBR Athletics

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