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Emeka Kiyem

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F57

Further personal information

Residence
Nigeria
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up para-athletics in 2009 in Nigeria.
Why this sport?
He loved sport.
Name of coach
Patrick Anaeto, NGR, from 2009

International debut

Year
2015
Competing for
Nigeria

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2015 All African Games in Brazzaville, Congo. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015)
Most influential person in career
Coach Patrick Anaeto. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015)
Hero / Idol
Nigerian footballer Nwankwo Kanu. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015)
Impairment
He has paraplegia as the result of the effects of polio. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F57 Final 1 2015-10-27 11