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LAURITTA Onye
Sport Para athletics
NPC Nigeria   
GenderWomen
Age34
Place of BirthOwerri, NGR
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Short stature
Classification
F40
Further Personal Information
Residence
Lagos, NGR
Occupation
Actress
Languages
English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up athletics in 2008.
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Being a champion is not by height, size or beauty; it is by strength, smartness, determination, confidence and endurance. Without these five qualities, you can't win." (punchng.com, 30 Dec 2015)
Impairment
She is a person of short stature. (thenet.ng, 11 Apr 2015)
Other information
OCCUPATION
She has worked as an actress under the screen name Laury White, and starred in a 2015 Nigerian film named Lords of Money. (Facebook profile, 14 Feb 2016; punchng.com, 30 Dec 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 2016 Shot Put F40 8.40
  2016 Discus Throw F41  DNS
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
6 2015 Discus Throw F41 20.94
1 2015 Shot Put F40 7.72