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Edmond Ngombi

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Classification
T54

Further personal information

Family
He has children.
Residence
Libreville, GAB

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport at age nine.
Why this sport?
He started for health reasons. "Sport is a means to achieve good health, and to learn moral values."
Club / Team
HBB Handisport: Libreville, GAB
Name of coach
Landry Boussougou [national]
Training Regime
He has three four-hour training sessions a week with his coach. He also trains by himself at weekends.

General interest

Hobbies
Spending time with his family. (Athlete, 04 Sep 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the African Games in Brazzaville in 2015. (Athlete, 04 Sep 2016)
Most influential person in career
Gabon Paralympic committee president Lionel Bakita. (Athlete, 04 Sep 2016)
Hero / Idol
Gabon footballer Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. (Athlete, 04 Sep 2016)
Awards and honours
He was Gabon's flag bearer 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. (Athlete, 04 Sep 2016)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He works as a municipal agent in Gabon. (Athlete, 04 Sep 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T54 Heat 1 2016-09-16 6