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KIYEM Emeka
Sport Para athletics
NPC Nigeria   
GenderMen
Age39
Height1.62 m
Weight 77 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F57
Further Personal Information
Residence
Nigeria
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up para-athletics in 2009 in Nigeria.
Why this sport?
He loved sport.
Name of coach
Patrick Anaeto, NGR, from 2009
Senior International Debut
Year
2015
Competing for
Nigeria
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2015 All African Games in Brazzaville, Congo. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015)
Most influential person in career
Coach Patrick Anaeto. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015)
Hero / Idol
Nigerian footballer Nwankwo Kanu. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015)
Impairment
He has paraplegia as the result of the effects of polio. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
11 2015 Shot Put F57 11.19