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Ignas Madumla Mtweve

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Classification
T54, F55

Further personal information

Residence
Dar es Salaam, TAN
Occupation
Businessperson
Languages
Swahili

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began athletics at age seven at a school run by the Salvation Army in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Why this sport?
Having also tried tennis, he found that he enjoyed running and discus throwing more.
Name of coach
Bahati Mgunda [national], TAN

General interest

Hobbies
Swimming. (Athlete, 22 Aug 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 22 Aug 2021)
Most influential person in career
Coach Namajojo. (Athlete, 22 Aug 2021)
Hero / Idol
Tanzanian Para athlete Ernest Nyabalale. (Athlete, 22 Aug 2021)
Awards and honours
He was Tanzania's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (myinfo.rio2016.com, 06 Sep 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F56 Final Round 2016-09-10 10
Men's Shot Put F55 Final Round 2016-09-16 12