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Adou Herve Ano

Athletics | Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Residence
Abidjan, CIV
Occupation
Administrator
Languages
English, French
Higher education
Literature Studies - University of Cocody: Abidjan, CIV

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2008 in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire.
Why this sport?
"I became passionate about the sport. It builds a strong sporting character and good health."
Club / Team
Club Handisport de Cocody: Abidjan, CIV
Name of coach
Jean-Batiste Kouadio [national]

International debut

Year
2009
Competing for
Ivory Coast

General interest

Hobbies
Wheelchair basketball. (Athlete, 13 Jul 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Placing seventh in the 65kg category at the 2019 World Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Most influential person in career
Ivorian Para athlete Oumar Basakoulba Kone. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Hero / Idol
Nigerian weightlifter Prince Are Feyisetan. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Always persevere, never give up." (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Other sports
He has represented Cote d'Ivoire in Para athletics, competing in discus throw at the 2014 Grand Prix in Tunis, Tunisia. (paralympic.org, 16 Jun 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Mexico City 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 65.00kg Final 2017-12-08 9