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Yusif Amadu

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T42, F42

Further personal information

Residence
Accra, GHA
Languages
English

Sport specific information

Name of coach
Emmanuel Anum Sowah [national]

General interest

Nicknames
Boy Wonder (Facebook profile, 30 Jul 2019)
Injuries
He was hospitalised after sustaining a head injury during the T42 high jump at the 2017 World Championships in London, England. (ghanaweb.com, 25 Jul 2017)
Awards and honours
In 2017 he was named Para Athlete of the Year by the Sports Writers Association of Ghana. (businessghana.com, 29 May 2017)

He was flag bearer for Ghana at the opening ceremony of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (myinfo.rio2016.com, 06 Sep 2016)
Impairment
His impairment is a result of the effects of polio. (ibisghana.org, 13 Apr 2013)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's High Jump T42 Final Round 2016-09-09 11
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's High Jump T42 Final 1 2017-07-22 9999