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Unyime Uwak

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T47

Further personal information

Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English
Higher education
Federal Science and Technical Girls College: Uyo, NGR

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para athletics in 2009 in Uyo, Nigeria.
Why this sport?
"I wanted to prove to the world that there is ability in disability and to showcase my talent."
Club / Team
Akwa Ibom State Sports Council: Nigeria

International debut

Year
2012
Competing for
Nigeria

General interest

Hobbies
Sports, singing, travelling. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)
Impairment
Her right hand was amputated due to an accident. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019; paralympic.org, 29 Oct 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m T46 Heat 2 2012-08-31 4
Women's 200 m T46 Final Round 2012-09-01 6
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m T47 Heat 2 2015-10-27 8
Women's 200 m T47 Final 1 2015-10-28 6
Women's 100 m T47 Heat 3 2015-10-29 7
Women's 100 m T47 Final 1 2015-10-30 7