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Silver Ezeikpe

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Classification
T54, F57

Further personal information

Family
Wife Blessing Uchenna and children Siilver, Blessing, Samuel and Emmanuel
Residence
Enugu, NGR
Occupation
Athlete, Coach
Higher education
Institue of Management and Technology: Enugu, NGR

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport at age 17 while he was in college.
Why this sport?
"It makes me stronger."
Club / Team
Government Technology College: Enugu, NGR

International debut

Year
2003
Competing for
Nigeria

General interest

Nicknames
Barrister - "from my father's name". (Athlete, 29 Apr 2011)
Hobbies
Arts, music, sports. (Athlete, 29 Apr 2011)
Memorable sporting achievement
Setting a world record at the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens. (Athlete, 29 Apr 2011)
Other information
COACH
He works as a coach for the Enugu State Ministry of Youths and Sports in Nigeria. (allafrica.com, 08 Apr 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F57/58 Final Round 10
Men's Discus Throw F57/58 Final Round 8
Men's Javelin F57/58 Final Round 5