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KHOTLELE Litsitso
Sport Para athletics
NPC Lesotho   
GenderWomen
Age36
Place of BirthMokhotlong, LES
Height1.65 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F44
Further Personal Information
Residence
Maseru, LES
Occupation
Office Worker
Languages
Sotho
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She was introduced to Para athletics in 2004. She began competing in the sport in 2012.
Why this sport?
"I once saw people doing discus and shot put and that is how it got my attention."
Club / Team
Mpokho Club: Maseru, LES
Name of coach
Selloane Tsoaeli, LES, from 2016
Senior International Debut
Year
2016
Competing for
Lesotho
Tournament
Paralympic Games
Location
Rio de Janeiro, BRA
General Interest
Hobbies
Cooking. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Selloane Tsoaeli. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
US sprinter Allyson Felix. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Awards and honours
In 2017 she was named Sportswoman of the Year with a Disability at the Lesotho Annual Sports Awards. (lsrc.org.ls, 08 Apr 2017)

She was flag bearer for Lesotho at the opening ceremony of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (myinfo.rio2016.com, 06 Sep 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
10 2016 Discus Throw F44 19.91
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
10 2019 Discus Throw F64 18.88
8 2019 Shot Put F64 7.13