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Vaster Kyalimpa

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Family
One daughter
Residence
Uganda
Occupation
Businessperson
Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began powerlifting in 2013.
Why this sport?
"Because I had a love for it."
Club / Team
Lukwago Flexible Gym: Uganda

International debut

Year
2014
Competing for
Uganda
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Dubai

General interest

Hobbies
Singing. (monitor.co.ug, 26 Jan 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning wheelchair mountain marathon races in Uganda. (Athlete, 26 Jul 2014)
Most influential person in career
President of the Ugandan Paralympic Committee, Mpindi Bumali. (Athlete, 26 Jul 2014)
Hero / Idol
Ugandan long-distance runner Stephen Kiprotich. (Athlete, 26 Jul 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"To always represent my country in a proud way." (Athlete, 26 Jul 2014)
Other sports
She has competed in wheelchair marathons, para-shooting, and para-rowing. (nairobimarathon.com, 27 Oct 2013; newvision.co.ug, 15 Nov 2009; paralympic.org, 31 Jan 2014; SportsDeskOnline, 21 Mar 2014)
Impairment
She was born with impaired muscle power in both legs. (monitor.co.ug, 26 Jan 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2014 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Up to 50.00 kg MD Final 2014-04-07 9999