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Ibrahim Dayabou

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T47

Further personal information

Residence
Diffa, NIG
Occupation
Teacher
Languages
French

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up athletics in 2006.
Why this sport?
He took up the sport at a festival in Zinder, Niger.
Club / Team
CA Diffa: Niger
Name of coach
Mahamadou Sarggi

General interest

Most influential person in career
His parents. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Hero / Idol
Brazilian Para sprinter Petrucio Ferreira dos Santos. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Awards and honours
He was Niger's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (myinfo.rio2016.com, 06 Sep 2016)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Impairment
He lost his left hand in a grenade explosion. "We were cleaning the house. I picked up a grenade. I thought it was a toy, but it exploded in my hand. That's how I lost my arm." (studiokalangou.org, 07 Sep 2016; emergency-live.com, 20 Apr 2021)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T47 Heat 2 2016-09-10 6
Men's Long Jump T47 Final Round 2016-09-14 15