Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began powerlifting in 2009 in Lugazi, Uganda.
Why this sport?
"It was my dream sport."
Club / Team
Nigo Bodyflex Gym: Lugazi, UGA
Name of coach
Ali Kibirango Mukasa, UGA, from 2018
He trains on a daily basis at a makeshift gym that he calls Nigo Powerflex in Lugazi, Uganda.
Golf, going to the beach, socialising with friends. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the 72kg category at the 2018 African Championships in Algiers, Algeria. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019)
Most influential person in career
His friends, and fellow Para powerlifters. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
Bodybuilder, actor and politician Arnold Schwarzenegger. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Powerlifting is a very expensive sport. You have to eat well, use the right equipment and [do it] for a long time." (monitor.co.ug, 03 Oct 2018)
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (monitor.co.ug, 02 Jan 2019)
His impairment is a result of the effects of polio. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019)