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Patricia Ndidi Amaka Nnaji

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T54, F55

Further personal information

Residence
Enugu, NGR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English
Higher education
Public Administration - Enugu State University: Nigeria

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began the sport in 1998 in Enugu, Nigeria.

International debut

Year
1999
Competing for
Nigeria
Tournament
All Africa Games
Location
South Africa

General interest

Nicknames
Shasha (Athlete, 16 Dec 2010)
Awards and honours
She was Nigeria's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (paralympic.org, 29 Aug 2012)
Impairment
Her impairment is a result of the effects of polio contracted at age four. (Athlete, 16 Dec 2010, polioinfo.org, 09 Sep 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m T54 Heat 1 4
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F54-56 Final Round 2012-09-01 11