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ALHEBSHI Sultan Abdulmajeed E Name ALHEBSHI Sultan Abdulmajeed E
NOC KSA - Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia Date of Birth 23 FEB 1983
Residence Gender Male
Height 181 cm Weight 112 kg
Discipline Athletics

Athletics

Result
Date Time Event Phase Results
Rank Time Record
02 OCT 2014 20:30 Men's Shot Put Final Final 1 19.99 SB

Competition Highlights

RankEventYearLocationResult
Asian Games
1Shot Put2010Guangzhou, CHN20.57
1Shot Put2006Doha, QAT20.42
Olympic Games
26Shot Put2008Beijing, CHN19.51
World Championships
12Shot Put2009Berlin, GER20.04
18Shot Put2013Moscow, RUS19.22
22Shot Put2007Osaka, JPN19.20
Diamond League
9Shot Put2013Doha, QAT17.76
Asian Championships
1Shot Put2013Pune, IND19.68

Detailed Information

Biography
Occupation Athlete, Serves in the Navy
Languages Spoken Arabic
Additional Information Start of sporting career
He began shot put at age 16. (indianexpress.com, 04 Jul 2013)

Reason for taking up this sport
He started going to the gym at age 15 and had plenty of height and strength for his age. When people at the gym asked him to throw a shot put he did, and his interest grew from there. (indianexpress.com, 04 Jul 2013)

Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. "I went for the 2008 Games in Beijing but I had a disappointing outing. I didn't throw well enough. However since then I have worked a lot on my technique and my fitness. I have strengthened my shoulder. A medal waits for me in Rio." (indianexpress.com, 04 Jul 2013)

Training
He trains at the Saudi Arabian sports directorate in the city of Khobar. (indianexpress.com, 04 Jul 2013)

Most memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the shot put at the 2013 Asian Athletics Championships in Pune, India. (iaaf.org, 04 Jul 2013)

General
OCCUPATION
He is a sergeant in the Saudi navy. (indianexpress.com, 04 Jul 2013)

GROWING UP IN SAUDI ARABIA
His father, an Ethiopian immigrant in Saudi Arabia, worked as a chauffeur for the Saudi royal family. With eight siblings, life was not always easy as a kid. "I wouldn't say that we were poor. But at times the going got tough." He joined the Saudi navy in order to have a stable job and income. (indianexpress.com, 04 Jul 2013)