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Kadiatou Bangoura

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T46

Further personal information

Residence
Fria, GUI
Occupation
Student
Languages
French

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para athletics in 2017.
Why this sport?
"I love athletics because it is not a contact sport, and it is not violent."
Club / Team
Alu Star: Fria, GUI
Name of coach
Amadou Zida Camara, GUI

International debut

Year
2018
Competing for
Guinea

General interest

Nicknames
Kady (Facebook profile, 20 Dec 2019)
Hobbies
Reading, watching cartoons. (Athlete, 27 Aug 2021; Athlete, 10 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Making the qualifying standard for the 2019 World Championships. (Athlete, 10 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Chinese Para sprinter Li Lu, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt, Ivorian sprinter Marie-Josee Ta Lou. (Athlete, 27 Aug 2021; Athlete, 10 Nov 2019)
Awards and honours
She was named the 2017 Best Para Athlete of Guinea by the Guinean Sports Press Association. (friaguinee.net, 07 Jan 2018)
Ambitions
To win a Paralympic medal. (Athlete, 27 Aug 2021)
Impairment
Her impairment is the result of an accident. (Athlete, 10 Nov 2019)