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Oumar Sidibe

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T38

Further personal information

Residence
Bamako, MLI
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
French

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2007.
Why this sport?
"It allowed me to be well-known and to integrate myself into society on the same ground as others."
Club / Team
FEMASH: Bamako, MLI
Name of coach
Seydou Keita, MLI

General interest

Hobbies
Music. (Athlete, 10 Sep 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Being named third at the 2014 Night of Sports Awards. (Athlete, 10 Sep 2016)
Most influential person in career
Coach Seydou Keita, and Malian para-athlete Bandiougou Sidibe. (Athlete, 10 Sep 2016)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (Athlete, 10 Sep 2016)
Awards and honours
He was Mali's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (myinfo.rio2016.com, 06 Sep 2016)

He finished in third place at the 2014 Night of Sports Awards organised by the Malian National Olympic and Sports Committee. (mali-web.org, 29 Dec 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T38 Heat 1 2016-09-12 9999