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BAWA Aliou
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Togo   
GenderMen
Age35
Height1.56 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Languages
French
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began powerlifting in 1990.
Why this sport?
He took up the sport to improve his health, have fun, and to socialise.
General Interest
Hobbies
Movies, television. (Athlete, 02 Sep 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2015 All Africa Games in Brazzaville, Congo. (Athlete, 02 Sep 2016)
Most influential person in career
Togolese footballer Emmanuel Adebayor. (Athlete, 02 Sep 2016)
Hero / Idol
Togolese footballer Emmanuel Adebayor, Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo, Brazilian footballer Neymar Jr. (Athlete, 02 Sep 2016)
Awards and honours
He was flag bearer for Togo 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. He contracted the illness as a baby. (Athlete, 02 Sep 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
  2016 49kg  NoM