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Qaher Hazrat

Qaher Hazrat
Personal information
Full name Qaher Hazrat
Born 1981/1982 (age 32–33)
Pul-e-Charkhi, Afghanistan
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider

Qaher Hazrat (born in 1981/1982 in Pul-e-Charkhi[1]), is an Afghan cyclist. The International Paralympic Committee describes him as "one of the country's top speed cyclists - in both disabled and able-bodied competition".[2]

At the age of 14, in 1996, he lost both legs below the knees when he stepped on a landmine.[2][3]

He was the first man ever to officially represent Afghanistan at the Paralympic Games when he competed in road race cycling (time trial, LC3 disability category) at the 2004 Summer Paralympics in Athens.[3] With 26 points, he finished last out of fourteen cyclists in his event.[4]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Interview with Qaher Hazrat". Retrieved 16 August 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "Athlete Profile", International Paralympic Committee
  3. ^ a b De Jong, Antoinette (2004). "Disabled Afghan athletes ready for Paralympics 2004". Afghan Amputee Bicyclists for Rehabilitation and Recreation. Archived from the original on 2008-06-07. Retrieved 2008-08-08. 
  4. ^ "ATHENS 2004 Paralympic Games - Cycling (Road) - Men's Road Race / Time Trial Bicycle LC3".  


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