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Bolae Lekoetje

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F13, T13

Further personal information

Residence
Maseru, LES
Occupation
Student
Languages
English, Sotho

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He got involved in athletics in 2010 while he was at school in Maseru, Lesotho.
Why this sport?
"It was interesting and an individual sport."
Club / Team
Sekhohola Athletics Club: Maseru, LES
Name of coach
Thabiso Ratsoane, LES, from 2010

International debut

Year
2019
Competing for
Lesotho

General interest

Hobbies
Writing. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a bronze medal at the 2014 African Union Sports Council [AUSC] Region Five Games in Zimbabwe. (lnfod.org.ls, 01 May 2020; Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Thabiso Ratsoane. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Argentinian footballer Lionel Messi. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Injuries
An ear infection meant he had to pull out of the 2019 World Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (publiceyenews.com, 13 Mar 2020)
Awards and honours
In 2017 he was named Sportsman of the Year with a Disability at the Lesotho Annual Sports Awards. (lsrc.org.ls, 08 Apr 2017)
Impairment
He has albinism. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)