Edwin Masuge

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T12, F12

Further personal information

Residence
Mochudi, BOT
Occupation
Student
Languages
English, Tswana

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up athletics at age 15 at Matsieng Primary School in Botswana.
Why this sport?
"I discovered my talent for the sport when I was young, and formed a passion for it."
Club / Team
Linchwe Secondary School: Mochudi, BOT
Name of coach
Katlego Maotwe [national], BOT

International debut

Year
2016
Competing for
Botswana

General interest

Nicknames
Tiger [one of his teammates gave him the nickname]. (Athlete, 27 Aug 2021)
Hobbies
Listening to music. (Athlete, 27 Aug 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning two gold medals and one silver medal at 2018 Africa Union Sports Council Region 5 Youth Games in Gaborone, Botswana.. (Athlete, 27 Aug 2021)
Most influential person in career
Coach Keatlaretse Mabote. (Athlete, 27 Aug 2021)
Hero / Idol
Botswana 400m runner Isaac Makwala. (Athlete, 27 Aug 2021)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Dedication, work hard until the end." (Athlete, 27 Aug 2021)
Impairment
He has albinism. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)