Zahreddine, who lost his right leg in a tragic car accident at the age of three, used to compete in fencing, winning several medals at national championships in Lebanon between 2012 and 2017, including three gold medals.
For the past two years, however, he has been focusing on running and his dream of reaching the 2020 Paralympics.
Now the sole representative of Lebanon at the Tokyo event, Zahreddine hopes to win Lebanon’s first Paralympics medal in over a decade.
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