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Samson Opiyo

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T37

Further personal information

Residence
Nairobi, KEN
Languages
English, Swahili

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics while he was at university in 2017.
Why this sport?
"I developed an interest in athletics."
Name of coach
Allen Collins [personal]

International debut

Year
2019
Competing for
Kenya

General interest

Hobbies
Football. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a silver medal in the T37 200m and a bronze medal in the T37 100m at the 2019 International Athletics Meeting in Marrakesh, Morocco. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)