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Abdullah Hayayei

Abdullah Hayayei
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Born(1980-12-04)4 December 1980
Died11 July 2017(2017-07-11) (aged 36)
Country United Arab Emirates

Abdullah Hayayei (4 December 1980 – 11 July 2017) was an Emirati athlete. He competed at the 2016 Summer Paralympics, finishing sixth in the javelin and seventh in the shot put.[1][2]

Hayayei died in London at the Newham Leisure Centre, where he was training for the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships, on 11 July 2017 after a throwing cage fell on his head.[3][4] He was survived by five children.[5][6]


  1. ^ Corcoran, Kieran (12 July 2017). "A Paralympic athlete died in London after a metal discus cage reportedly fell on him". Business Insider. Retrieved 30 July 2017.
  2. ^ "Paralympic athlete Abdullah Hayayei killed during practice session in London". 12 July 2017. Retrieved 30 July 2017.
  3. ^ Batchelor, Tom (12 July 2017). "United Arab Emirates athlete dies after incident at London training ground". The Independent. Archived from the original on 2017-07-12. Retrieved 30 July 2017.
  4. ^ "Abdullah Hayayei: Para-athlete died when metal throwing cage fell on him". BBC. 12 July 2017. Retrieved 30 July 2017.
  5. ^ "Paralympian Abdullah Hayayei killed in discus cage collapse". The Times. 13 July 2017. Retrieved 30 July 2017.
  6. ^ Bloom, Ben (12 July 2017). "Enquiry after Paralympic athlete killed as discus cage collapses in training". The Telegraph. Retrieved 30 July 2017.

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