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Judith Mariette Lebog

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T11, F11

Further personal information

Family
Child Jean Marie
Residence
Yaoundé, CMR
Languages
French
Higher education
History, International Relations - University of Yaounde 1: Cameroon

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age 25 in Yaounde, Cameroon.
Why this sport?
She first tried goalball before taking up Para athletics. "Sport helps me to overcome myself."
Name of coach
Jean Claude Atchom [national]

International debut

Year
2015
Competing for
Cameroon
Tournament
All Africa Games
Location
Brazzaville, CGO

General interest

Hobbies
Travelling, listening to music, dancing. (Athlete, 19 Aug 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Being named Knight of the Order of Valour by the government of Cameroon in 2017. (Athlete, 19 Aug 2021)
Most influential person in career
Cameroonian athlete Francoise Mbango Etone. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce. (Athlete, 19 Aug 2021)
Injuries
In 2019 she dislocated her ankle and needed one month to recover. (Athlete, 19 Aug 2021)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"It does not matter what might happen to us, we must not lose our way to our goals." (Henrietta Akwi With Intention YouTube channel, 17 Apr 2019)
Awards and honours
She was named Knight of the Order of Valour by the government of Cameroon in 2017. (parlonsdetout.blog, 15 Apr 2019)
Other sports
She has represented Cameroon in goalball in international competitions. (ibsasport.org, 21 Mar 2016)
Impairment
She lost her sight due to retinitis pigmentosa in her mid 20's. The disease was not well diagnosed at the beginning and the remedies she received aggravated her condition. (Facebook profile, 10 Oct 2019; Henrietta Akwi With Intention YouTube channel, 17 Apr 2019; Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Other information
OTHER ROLES
She has served as the deputy secretary of the Cameroonian National Association of Computing Material for Blind Users [ANAUMIC]. (anaumic.fr, 11 Sep 2016)