Mama Saliu Bari
Type of Impairment
Further personal information
History - Amilcar Cabral University: Bissau, GBS
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 17 in Bissau, Guinea-Bissau.
Why this sport?
He had always liked sports and found that he was good at athletics.
Name of coach
Diniz Domingos N'Sam [national], GBS
He trains five days a week, for a total of up to 15 hours.
Reading. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021)
Most influential person in career
Coach Diniz Domingos N'Sam. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021)
Hero / Idol
Argentinian footballer Lionel Messi. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
He prays before competitions. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021)
Awards and honours
He was named flag bearer for Guinea-Bissau for the opening ceremony of the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021)