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KIMANI Samwel Mushai
Sport Para athletics
NPC Kenya   
GenderMen
Age28
Weight 62 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T11, F11
Guide
James Boit
Further Personal Information
Residence
Eldoret, KEN
Languages
English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2006.
Why this sport?
"When I joined school, I made some friends there who were running. They started telling me that you can make it if you train. I started training with them until I made it."
Senior International Debut
Year
2007
Competing for
Kenya
General Interest
Most influential person in career
Kenyan middle distance runner David Rudisha. (Athlete, 26 Aug 2012)
Impairment
He lost his vision at age nine following an illness. (nation.co.ke, 04 Sep 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
8 2008 800m T12 2:00.08
2 2008 1500m T11 4:11.76
1 2012 1500m T11 3:58.37
1 2016 5000m T11 15:16.11
1 2016 1500m T11 4:03.25
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2011 1500m T11 4:09.74
  2011 4 x 100m Relay T11-13  DSQ
  2011 800m T11  DSQ
1 2017 5000m T11 15:41.54
1 2017 1500m T11 4:11.54