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CAIN Nyoshia
Sport Para athletics
NPC Trinidad & Tobago   
Place of BirthPort of Spain, TTO
Height1.64 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Further Personal Information
Husband Codi, son Trey
Other names
Nyoshia Cain Claxton
San Fernando, TTO
Higher education
Coaching, Sport Studies - University of the West Indies: Trinidad & Tobago
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para athletics in 2013 in Arima, Trinidad and Tobago.
Why this sport?
"I began this sport because I had a passion and talent for it."
Club / Team
Simplex Athletic Club: Trinidad & Tobago
Name of coach
Gunness Persad [club]; Micky Ruben [national]
General Interest
HurriCain Nyo (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Volleyball. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a bronze medal in the T44 100m at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
Her family. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
She competed with a hamstring injury at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (, 18 Sep 2016)
Awards and honours
She was flag bearer for Trinidad and Tobago at the opening ceremony of the 2019 Parapan American Games in Lima, Peru. (, 24 Aug 2019)
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (, 05 Sep 2019)
She was born with hemihyperplasia. The condition means that part of one side of the body is larger than the other. (Athlete, 05 Sep 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Round 1 2016 200m T44  DSQ
3 2016 100m T44 13.10
ParaPan American Games
Rank Year Event Result
3 2019 200m T64 28.81
1 2019 100m T64 13.38
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
5 2015 200m T44 28.24
3 2015 100m T44 13.31
6 2017 Long Jump T44 3.99
3 2017 100m T44 13.25
10 2017 200m T44 29.55
8 2019 200m T64 30.59
  2019 100m T64  DNS