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Louis Gervais Baha

Athletics | Shooting

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F34

Further personal information

Languages
French

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2010.
Why this sport?
"In 2010, when I was still recovering from the operation, I was encouraged by a friend to join a wheelchair basketball team. Afterwards, I began practising throwing."

International debut

Year
2015
Competing for
Cameroon
Location
Dubai, UAE

General interest

Hobbies
Music, movies. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
His parents and his friends. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Cameroonian footballers Roger Milla and Samuel Eto'o, Cameroonian-French triple jumper Francoise Mbango Etone. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Other sports
"For me, impairment should not be an obstacle to fulfilment in life nor to self-realisation. Each person with impairment has the potential to develop either a sporting level like me or any other abilities." (fondation.oufarez.net, 04 Aug 2019)
Impairment
He has paraplegia and dysplasia of the right hip as the result of poliomyelitis that he was diagnosed with at age two. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015; fondation.oufarez.net, 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F34 Final 1 2015-10-22 8
Men's Shot Put F34 Final 1 2015-10-26 13