Participants

Vedaste NIYONZIMA

Vedaste NIYONZIMA
    Para Powerlifting
Birth Date:  01 Jan 1994
Place of Birth:  KAMEMBE-RUSIZI
Country of birth:  RWA
Age:  24
Gender:   Men
Sport Class
PWL

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
PWL Para Powerlifting Men's Lightweight 9

Vedaste NIYONZIMA - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Tue, 10 Apr 10:30
Gold Medal Event Men's Lightweight Final
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
World Championships
Year Location Event Rank Result
2017 Mexico City, MEX Men's 54kg 12 116

Languages spoken: English
Coach

PERSONAL: Jean Paul NSENGIYUMVA (RWA) (newtimes.co.rw, 24 Mar 2018)


Reason: A friend encouraged him to try the sport in 2014. (paralympic.org, 2017)
Ambition: Win a medal at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. (newtimes.co.rw, 24 Mar 2018)
Memorable: Making his international debut. (paralympic.org, 2017)
Hero: Egyptian para powerlifter Sheriff OTHMAN. (paralympic.org, 2017)
Additional information

IMPAIRMENT DETAILS
Result from the effects of polio. (paralympic.org, 2017)



Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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