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Mohamed Sanoussy Camara

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T47

Further personal information

Residence
Conakry, GUI
Occupation
Student
Languages
French

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2008.
Why this sport?
"It keeps me healthy and gives me strength."
Name of coach
Sekou Philo Camara [national]; Rene Vauleon [national]

General interest

Hobbies
Watching African movies. (Athlete, 05 Sep 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2015 All Africa Games in Brazzaville, Congo. (Athlete, 05 Sep 2016)
Most influential person in career
Seydou Doumbouya, the president of the Guinean Paralympic Committee. (Athlete, 05 Sep 2016)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (Athlete, 05 Sep 2016)
Awards and honours
In 2016 he received a sports achievement award from the Association of the Sports Press Guinea. (leconakryka.com, 08 Jan 2017)

He was Guinea's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (myinfo.rio2016.com, 06 Sep 2016)
Impairment
He was born without his right hand. (Athlete, 05 Sep 2016; gn.ambafrance.org, 22 Jun 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m T47 Heat 2 2016-09-16 6