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Nyoshia Cain

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T44

Further personal information

Family
Husband Codi, son Trey
Other names
Nyoshia Cain Claxton
Residence
San Fernando, TTO
Languages
English
Higher education
Coaching, Sport Studies - University of the West Indies: Trinidad & Tobago

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para athletics in 2013 in Arima, Trinidad and Tobago.
Why this sport?
"I began this sport because I had a passion and talent for it."
Club / Team
Simplex Athletic Club: Trinidad & Tobago
Name of coach
Gunness Persad [club]; Micky Ruben [national]

General interest

Nicknames
HurriCain Nyo (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Hobbies
Volleyball. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a bronze medal in the T44 100m at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
Her family. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Injuries
She competed with a hamstring injury at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (ttoc.org, 18 Sep 2016)
Awards and honours
She was flag bearer for Trinidad and Tobago at the opening ceremony of the 2019 Parapan American Games in Lima, Peru. (guardian.co.tt, 24 Aug 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (guardian.co.tt, 05 Sep 2019)
Impairment
She was born with hemihyperplasia. The condition means that part of one side of the body is larger than the other. (Athlete, 05 Sep 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m T44 Heat 2 2015-10-23 7
Women's 200 m T44 Final 1 2015-10-24 5
Women's 100 m T44 Heat 2 2015-10-29 5
Women's 100 m T44 Final 1 2015-10-29 3
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m T44 Heat 1 2016-09-14 9999
Women's 100 m T44 Heat 2 2016-09-17 2
Women's 100 m T44 Final Round 2016-09-17 3
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Long Jump T44 Final 1 2017-07-15 6
Women's 100 m T44 Final 1 2017-07-17 3
Women's 100 m T44 Heat 2 2017-07-17 3
Women's 200 m T44 Heat 2 2017-07-22 10