Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
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
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)
To win a medal at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
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)
|Men's 100 m T47||Heat 2||2016-09-10||6|
|Men's Long Jump T47||Final Round||2016-09-14||15|