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Alexandre Dipoko-Ewane

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Impaired range of motion
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T46

Further personal information

Residence
Nantes, FRA
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
French

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in Saint-Herblain, France.
Club / Team
Nantes Metropole Athletisme: France
Training Regime
He trains eight times a week.

General interest

Injuries
He sustained a foot injury six weeks before the 2017 World Championships in London, England. He recovered in time to compete and placed fifth in the T47 high jump at the competition. (sponsorise.me, 2018)

He has suffered from persistent knee injuries during his career. (saint-herblain.fr, 12 Nov 2019)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo, and to compete at the 2024 Paralympic Games in Paris. (blog.francetvinfo.fr, 18 Jul 2018; ouest-france.fr, 31 Mar 2021)
Impairment
He was born with paralysis in his left arm after some nerves in his spine were damaged at birth. Throughout the years he has regained some movement. (Facebook page, 12 Feb 2020)
Other information
HERITAGE
He was born in Saint-Herblain, France, to a Cameroonian father and a French mother. (Facebook page, 09 Oct 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's High Jump T47 Final 1 2017-07-16 5