Emmanuel Grace Mouambako
Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Chris Yanouk Balouti
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 2015 in Brazzaville, Congo.
Why this sport?
"I used to play football but after I lost my vision there was no other sport but athletics that I could do."
Name of coach
Tamba Helvy Dores [national], CGO
Listening to music, writing songs. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Most influential person in career
Coach Tamba Helvy Dores and guide Chris Yanouk Balouti. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Hero / Idol
Canadian sprinter Andre De Grasse. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
In 2019 he suffered a dislocated femur and shoulder, which required six months of recovery. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
He prays and meditates before a race. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Anything is possible." (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
To win a Paralympic Games gold medal. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
He lost his vision at age 17. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)