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Bakary Diallo

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Bamako, MLI
Occupation
Carpenter
Languages
French

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2003.
Why this sport?
Some of his friends were already practising the sport.
Name of coach
Seydou Keita [national], MLI

International debut

Year
2018
Competing for
Mali
Location
Algeria

General interest

Hobbies
Card games. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the 59kg category at the 2018 African Championships in Algiers, Algeria. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019; paralympic.org, 12 Aug 2018)
Most influential person in career
The members of the Malian Paralympic Committee. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
Argentinian footballer Lionel Messi, Malian taekwondo athlete Daba Modibo Keita, Iranian Para powerlifter Siamand Rahman. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Impairment
His impairment is a result of the effects of polio. He contracted the illness at age five. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)