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KAMARA Mohamed
Sport Para athletics
NPC Sierra Leone   
GenderMen
Age33
Place of BirthFreetown, SLE
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Classification
T46
Further Personal Information
Residence
Freetown, SLE
Occupation
Athlete
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport?
He used to be teased because of his impairment, so he began running as a hobby to clear his mind.
Name of coach
Abu Bakar Conteh, Joseph Lahai
General Interest
Awards and honours
He was Sierra Leone's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (paralympic.org, 29 Aug 2012)
Impairment
During Sierra Leone's civil war in the 1990s, he was attacked by the rebels who cut off one of his hands. He fled the scene and was taken to a hospital where doctors could not save his arm. (voanews.com, 18 Aug 2012)
Other information
NATIONAL FIRST
By competing at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, he became Sierra Leone's first ever Paralympian. (voanews.com, 18 Aug 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Round 1 2012 200m T46 24.46
Heats 2012 100m T46 11.97
Commonwealth Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Heats 2010 100m T46 12.36