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Jackisaack Ndale

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S10, SB9, SM10

Further personal information

Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began Para swimming at age four at Nyali Primary School in Mombasa, Kenya.
Why this sport?
"I had never swum before the accident, apart from playing in the baby pool for fun. When I joined kindergarten classes, I discovered that swimming was one of the sports I could participate in."

International debut

Year
2017
Competing for
Kenya
Location
Indianapolis, IN, USA

General interest

Nicknames
Bigfish (mediamaxnetwork.co.ke, 21 Jul 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Representing Kenya at the 2017 World Series event in Indianapolis, IN, United States of America. (Athlete, 01 Dec 2017)
Most influential person in career
His mother. (Athlete, 01 Dec 2017)
Hero / Idol
Brazilian Para swimmer Daniel Dias. (mediamaxnetwork.co.ke, 21 Jul 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (mediamaxnetwork.co.ke, 21 Jul 2018)
Impairment
His right leg was amputated below the knee at age two after his family were involved in a road accident. (jamhuri-news.com, 31 May 2017; standardmedia.co.ke, 18 Mar 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Mexico City 2017 World Para Swimming Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Backstroke S10 Final 1 2017-12-02 5
Men's 100 m Freestyle S10 Final 1 2017-12-03 9999