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Souleyman Bah

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T13, F13

Further personal information

Residence
London, ENG
Occupation
Athlete, Public Speaker
Languages
English

Sport specific information

Club / Team
Kingston Athletics Club and Polytechnic Harriers: Kingston upon Thames, ENG
Name of coach
Richard Holt [club]; Paula Dunn [national], GBR
Training Regime
He trains three times a week.

General interest

Hero / Idol
Irish para-sprinter Jason Smyth, British para-sprinter Johnnie Peacock. (standard.co.uk, 07 Dec 2015)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (standard.co.uk, 07 Dec 2015)
Impairment
He was born with retinitis pigmentosa, an eye condition that causes a progressive loss of vision. He cannot see out of his right eye, and has partial vision in his left eye. (standard.co.uk, 07 Dec 2015; kamalhyman.co.uk, 24 Feb 2016)