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OUEDRAOGO Jacques
Sport Para athletics
NPC Burkina Faso   
GenderMen
Age40
Place of BirthOuagadougou, VOL
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence
Ouagadougou, BUR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
French
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 1996.
Why this sport?
"I started just for fun, and because it allows me to socialise and discover new places and people."
Club / Team
ABUSHIS: Ouagadougou, BUR
Name of coach
Issouf Darahkoum
General Interest
Hobbies
Music, card games. (Athlete, 04 Sep 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
"My second place at the African Games in 2003 and 2005, and qualifying for the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro." (Athlete, 04 Sep 2016)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican athlete Usain Bolt and South African para-athlete Oscar Pistorius. (Athlete, 04 Sep 2016)
Awards and honours
He was Burkina Faso's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (myinfo.rio2016.com, 06 Sep 2016)
Impairment
His impairment is a result of the effects of polio. (Athlete, 04 Sep 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Round 1 2016 100m T54 19.32