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Megersa Tassisa Bati

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T12

Further personal information

Residence
Ethiopia
Languages
Amharic, English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up para-athletics in 2010 in Sebeta, Ethiopia.
Why this sport?
He wanted to compete in the sport.
Club / Team
Oromia Regional State Paralympic Sports Association: Ethiopia
Name of coach
Nigatu Habtemariam [national], ETH

General interest

Hobbies
Watching football, reading. (Athlete, 07 Sep 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze at the 2015 All Africa Games in Brazzaville, Congo. (Athlete, 07 Sep 2016)
Most influential person in career
His former coach. (Athlete, 07 Sep 2016)
Impairment
He was diagnosed with a visual impairment in 1998. (Athlete, 07 Sep 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m T12 Heat 1 2016-09-08 4