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Modou Gamo

Powerlifting

Biography

Further personal information

Languages
English

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
He began Para powerlifting because he was passionate about the sport and wanted to compete at the Paralympic Games. He also thought it be beneficial for his mental health.
Name of coach
Hagie Drammeh, from 2016

International debut

Year
2018
Competing for
Gambia

General interest

Nicknames
Beggie Small, Big Papa (Facebook profile, 11 Apr 2021; thepoint.gm, 11 Feb 2020)
Hobbies
Watching basketball. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2019)
Most influential person in career
President of the Gambia National Paralympic Committee Sulayman Colley. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
Iranian Para powerlifter Siamand Rahman. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2019)
Other sports
He has represented Gambia in wheelchair basketball. (thepoint.gm, 02 Dec 2015)
Ambitions
To compete at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2019)
Impairment
His impairment is a result of the effects of polio. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2019)