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Maggie Aiono

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F44

Further personal information

Residence
Apia, SAM
Occupation
Office Worker
Languages
English, Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up athletics in 2014 in Samoa. She initially practised shot put before switching to discus in early 2016.
Name of coach
Maylani Ah-Hoy [personal]

General interest

Hobbies
Going to church, teaching, socialising with friends and family. (Athlete, 07 Sep 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2015 South Pacific Games in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. (Athlete, 07 Sep 2016)
Hero / Idol
New Zealand shot putter Valerie Adams. (Athlete, 07 Sep 2016)
Awards and honours
She was Samoa's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (myinfo.rio2016.com, 06 Sep 2016)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (samoaplanet.com, 21 Mar 2017)
Impairment
Her left leg was amputated below the knee as a result of a car accident in 1994. (samoaobserver.ws, 28 Aug 2016; Athlete, 07 Sep 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F44 Final Round 2016-09-11 11