Quick facts

Birthdate

January 1, 1981

Birthplace

Scarborough, ON

Residence

Scarborough, ON

Sport

Wheelchair Basketball

Experience

Beijing 2008

London 2012

Toronto 2015

Since joining the Senior Men’s National Team in 2006, Abdi Fatah has demonstrated poise in pressure situations and developed into one of Canada’s most consistent performers. Dini won a silver medal at his first Paralympic Games in Beijing in 2008. In 2012, he won Paralympic gold at the Games in London.

He won a gold medal with Team Canada at the inaugural world junior championship in 1997 and repeated the feat in 2001. He also won gold at the Canada Games in 1999 and took home the bronze in 2003 as part of Team Ontario.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2008, 2012, 2016 Paralympic Games… 2011 and 2015 Parapan American Games

PERSONAL

Studied business and finance in school.

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

2016 Paralympic Games – 11th

2015 Toronto Parapan American Games – Silver

2012 London Paralympic Games – Gold

2011 Guadalajara Parapan American Games – Bronze

2010 World Championships – 7th

2008 Beijing Paralympic Games – Silver

Paralympic Medals

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