Louis Gervais Baha
Athletics | Shooting
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
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."
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)
"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)
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)
|Men's Javelin F34||Final 1||2015-10-22||8|
|Men's Shot Put F34||Final 1||2015-10-26||13|