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Anila Anila Izzat Baig

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F44

Further personal information

Residence
Faisalabad, PAK
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Punjabi, Urdu

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para athletics in 2008 in Faisalabad, Pakistan.
Why this sport?
When she was at high school she asked permission from her father to participate in sports. In 2008 she was spotted by coach Mudassir Baig while competing in the Inter-District School Games. He offered her the opportunity to be a member of the national team for the 2009 Asian Youth Para Games in Tokyo, Japan. "Due to the importance of Para sports it was my aim to travel and visit other countries as a sportswoman."

General interest

Hobbies
Sport. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Akbar Ali Mughal. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Coach Akbar Ali Mughal. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)
Impairment
The impairment to her leg is a result of the effects of polio. She contracted the illness at age three. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019; tribune.com.pk, 26 Aug 2012)