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Samson Okutto Abbayyo

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Nairobi, KEN
Occupation
Customer Service
Languages
English, Swahili
Higher education
Psychology - Pan Africa Christian University: Nairobi, KEN

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began powerlifting in 2003 in Nairobi, Kenya.

International debut

Year
2003
Competing for
Kenya
Tournament
All Africa Games
Location
Abuja, NGR

General interest

Hero / Idol
Nigerian powerlifter Isaku Ruel. (Athlete, 29 Jul 2014)
Awards and honours
In 2005 he received a Head of State Commendation in Kenya for his sporting achievements. (melbourne2006.com.au, 24 Mar 2006)
Impairment
His impairment is the result of the effects of polio contracted at age three. (melbourne2006.com.au, 24 Mar 2006)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -56 kg Final Round 8
2014 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 65.00 kg MD Final 2014-04-07 9