- Further Personal Information
- United States
- Sport Specific Information
- When and where did you begin this sport?
- He began weightlifting in 1997.
- Why this sport?
- He wanted to start practising a sport and weightlifting was the first one he chose.
- Name of coach
- Mohamed Moussa
- General Interest
- Other information
In 2007 he was suspended for two years by the International Weightlifting Federation [IWF] after he tested positive for a banned substance. His ban ended on 27 March 2009. (iwf.net, 01 Jan 2017; dailynewsegypt.com, 10 May 2007)
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