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Guillaume Junior Atangana

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T11, F11
Guide
Frederick Fouda Nsoe

Further personal information

Residence
Yaoundé, CMR
Occupation
Student
Languages
French

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2015 at age 16 in Yaounde, Cameroon.
Why this sport?
He was scouted by coach Frederick Fouda Nsoe at a sports tournament where he placed fifth in a sprint event.
Club / Team
Rouffignac: Yaoundé, CMR
Name of coach
Jean Claude Atchom [national]

General interest

Nicknames
La Fleche [The Arrow] (Athlete, 20 Aug 2021)
Hobbies
Listening to music. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2021)
Most influential person in career
His brother. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2021)
Injuries
He has experienced repetitive bouts of periostitis [inflammation of the connective tissue that surrounds bone]. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2021)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. He also aspires to work as a journalist. (nyanga.cm, 31 Aug 2020)
Impairment
His impairment is the result of a disease he acquired at age six. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019; camerounsports.info, 05 May 2020)