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Vedaste Niyonzima

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Rwanda
Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began powerlifting in 2014 in Gisenyi, Rwanda.
Why this sport?
A friend encouraged him to try the sport.
Club / Team
Kigali: Rwanda
Name of coach
Hakizimana Theogene

International debut

Year
2015
Competing for
Rwanda
Tournament
All Africa Games
Location
Brazzaville, CGO

General interest

Hobbies
Sport. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Making his international debut. (Athlete, 03 Dec 2017)
Most influential person in career
Egyptian Para powerlifter Sherif Osman. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
Egyptian Para powerlifter Sherif Osman. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019)
Impairment
His impairment is a result of the effects of polio. (Athlete, 03 Dec 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Mexico City 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 54.00kg Final 2017-12-07 12