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Akissi Michelle Kouadio

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Grand-Bassam, CIV
Occupation
Education Professional
Languages
French
Higher education
Education - University Felix Houphouet-Boigny: Abidjan, CIV

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2009.
Why this sport?
"It is an individual sport and it helps me to build character."
Club / Team
Handisport Cocody: Abidjan, CIV
Name of coach
Jean-Noel Malo

International debut

Year
2009
Competing for
Ivory Coast
Location
Egypt

General interest

Hobbies
Swimming. (Athlete, 13 Jul 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the 41kg category at the 2018 African Championships in Algiers, Algeria. (Athlete, 13 Jul 2019)
Most influential person in career
Nigerian Para powerlifter Lucy Ejike, Egyptian Para powerlifter Sherif Osman. (Athlete, 13 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (Athlete, 13 Jul 2019)
Injuries
She has sustained injuries to her right shoulder and her left elbow during her career. (Athlete, 01 Dec 2017)
Impairment
Her impairment is a result of the effects of polio. (Athlete, 13 Jul 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2014 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Up to 45.00 kg MD Final 2014-04-06 9999
Mexico City 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Up to 41.00kg Final 2017-12-03 6