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Sedric Roussel Watchou Kouokam

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Leg length difference
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Budapest, HUN
Languages
English, French, Hungarian, Russian, Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began Para powerlifting in 2014.
Why this sport?
He originally took up wheelchair basketball after he was recommended the sport by a orthopedic doctor. He initially began Para powerlifting with the aim of strengthening his arms for wheelchair basketball.
Name of coach
Peter Farago [national]
Training Regime
His training consists of two sessions of bench pressing and accessory work per week.

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the -88kg category at the 2020 World Cup in Manchester, England. (barbend.com, 07 Oct 2020)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"My greatest achievement has been to change the mindsets of the society around me, because they don't judge me on my disability, but on my abilities." (barbend.com, 07 Oct 2020)
Other sports
He has played wheelchair basketball for Hungary. (rsv-waldhausen.at, 16 Dec 2018)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Instagram profile, 01 Jan 2021)
Impairment
He has one leg shorter than the other leg because of an illness. (molnarkft.hu, 08 Nov 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Mexico City 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 88.00kg Final 2017-12-06 16