|Birth name||Mohammed Yaseer|
|Born||24 December 1993|
|Sport||Track & Field|
|Disability||Handicap Left Side Arm|
|Coached by||Harminderpal Singh Ghuman|
Mohammed Yaseer is a Track & Field Para Athlete who Represents India in the Men's Shotput event. He has won the Gold medal at the recent National Para Athletics Championships 2018 in Panchkula 2018. He is supported by the GoSports Foundation through the Para Champions Programme.
Early life and background[edit | edit source]
At the age of 8, Yasser met with a freak accident involving a husk removal machine and lost his hand. He started sport at an early age and was inspired by his coach who explained to him about parasports and started coaching him; his coach had spotted Yasser practicing Shotput with able-bodied athletes
Career[edit | edit source]
his bronze medal at the 2017 China Open Para Athletics Championship was his first ever international competition. Yasser discontinued studies after class 12, however he has plans to pursue Bachelors in Arts. Yasser idolises fellow GoSports athletes Amit Kumar Saroha, Rajinder Singh Rahelu and aims to equal their achievements one day. Most recently Yasser, also famously nicknamed Jassi by his friends, represented India at the 2017 IPC World Para Athletics Championships in London.
Achievements[edit | edit source]
National Para Athletics Championships
World Para Athletics Grand Prix
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