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Astbha Gebre Gebremeskel

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T46

Further personal information

Residence
Ethiopia
Occupation
Teacher
Languages
English
Higher education
Mathematics - Addis Ababa University: Ethiopia

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up athletics in 2005 in Wukro, Ethiopia.
Why this sport?
He wanted to compete at the Paralympic Games.
Club / Team
Addis Ababa Paralympic Sports Association: Ethiopia
Name of coach
Nigatu Habtemariam [national], ETH

General interest

Hobbies
Swimming, playing football. (Athlete, 07 Sep 2016)
Hero / Idol
Ethiopian distance runner Kenenisa Bekele. (Athlete, 07 Sep 2016)
Impairment
He sustained a physical impairment at age eight. (Athlete, 07 Sep 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 1500 m T46 Final Round 2016-09-16 9