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Korotoumou Coulibaly

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Classification
F55

Further personal information

Family
Two children
Residence
Bamako, MLI
Languages
French

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2006 for health reasons.
Why this sport?
"Because my impairment allows me to do it."
Club / Team
Bamako District: Mali
Name of coach
Seydou Keita [national], MLI

General interest

Hobbies
Watching TV. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning medals at grand prix events, and competing at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
Malian Para athlete Mariam Coulibaly. (Athlete, 10 Sep 2016)
Hero / Idol
Argentinian footballer Lionel Messi. (Athlete, 10 Sep 2016)
Awards and honours
In 2014 she was named Best Female Para Athlete by the National Olympic and Sports Committee of Mali [CNOSM]. (afribone.com, 24 Jun 2014)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (maliweb.net, 26 Mar 2020)
Other information
OCCUPATION
She works as a dressmaker. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Javelin F56 Final Round 2016-09-10 12
Women's Discus Throw F55 Final Round 2016-09-17 11