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Jacques Ouedraogo

Athletics

Biography

Further personal information

Residence
Ouagadougou, BUR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
French

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 1996.
Why this sport?
"I started just for fun, and because it allows me to socialise and discover new places and people."
Club / Team
ABUSHIS: Ouagadougou, BUR
Name of coach
Issouf Darahkoum

General interest

Hobbies
Music, card games. (Athlete, 04 Sep 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
"My second place at the African Games in 2003 and 2005, and qualifying for the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro." (Athlete, 04 Sep 2016)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican athlete Usain Bolt and South African para-athlete Oscar Pistorius. (Athlete, 04 Sep 2016)
Awards and honours
He was Burkina Faso's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (myinfo.rio2016.com, 06 Sep 2016)
Impairment
His impairment is a result of the effects of polio. (Athlete, 04 Sep 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T54 Heat 2 2016-09-16 7