Charles Narh Teye
Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Fitness Centre Worker, Manager
Marketing - University College of Management Studies: Accra, GHA
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2004 in Accra, Ghana.
Why this sport?
He wanted to keep himself fit and enjoyed going to the gym. He especially enjoyed the bench press.
Name of coach
Peter Adjei [personal], GHA, from 2014
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 03 Dec 2017)
Hero / Idol
British powerlifter Jon Amos. (Athlete, 03 Dec 2017)
In 2015 he dislocated his shoulder during training. (ghanagist.com, 13 Apr 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Sport made me realise I could do everything able-bodied people can." (righttodream.com, 2012)
Awards and honours
He received the Hero Award at the 2017 Allianz Awards in Ghana. (ghanaweb.com, 18 Jun 2017)
He has been the team manager of the Ghana amputee football team. (ghanaweb.com, 18 Jun 2017)
Both of his legs were amputated below the knee at age four weeks because of an infection. (Athlete, 03 Dec 2017; righttodream.com, 2012)
|Men's -67.5 kg||Final Round||2012-09-02||9|
|Men's -80 kg||Final Round||2016-09-12||9|
|Men's Up to 80.00kg||Final||2017-12-05||14|