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BAHA Louis Gervais
Sport Para athletics, Shooting Para sport
NPC Cameroon   
GenderMen
Age38
Place of BirthYaoundé, CMR
Height1.73 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F34
Further Personal Information
Languages
French
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2010.
Why this sport?
"In 2010, when I was still recovering from the operation, I was encouraged by a friend to join a wheelchair basketball team. Afterwards, I began practising throwing."
Senior International Debut
Year
2015
Competing for
Cameroon
Location
Dubai, UAE
General Interest
Hobbies
Music, movies. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
His parents and his friends. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Cameroonian footballers Roger Milla and Samuel Eto'o, Cameroonian-French triple jumper Francoise Mbango Etone. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Other sports
"For me, impairment should not be an obstacle to fulfilment in life nor to self-realisation. Each person with impairment has the potential to develop either a sporting level like me or any other abilities." (fondation.oufarez.net, 04 Aug 2019)
Impairment
He has paraplegia and dysplasia of the right hip as the result of poliomyelitis that he was diagnosed with at age two. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015; fondation.oufarez.net, 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
8 2015 Javelin Throw F34 20.85
13 2015 Shot Put F34 7.24
10 2019 Shot Put F34 8.50
10 2019 Javelin Throw F34 23.32