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MADUBUIKE Ifeanyichukwu
Sport Para athletics
NPC Nigeria   
GenderMen
Age25
Place of BirthPort Harcourt, NGR
Height1.52 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T46
Further Personal Information
Languages
English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.
Senior International Debut
Year
2019
Competing for
Nigeria
General Interest
Hobbies
Sports, films, reading, travel, socialising. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a silver and gold medal at the Nigeria National Sports Festival, and winning three gold medals at the 2019 Grand Prix in Tunis, Tunisia. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)
Other information
SANCTION
In May 2022 he received a three-year suspension from the International Paralympic Committee [IPC] after returning an adverse analytical finding for the prohibited substance metenolone and its metabolites in samples provided in March 2021. He was ruled ineligible to compete from 23 April 2021 to 22 April 2024, and his results since the collection of the samples were disqualified. (paralympic.org, 06 May 2022)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
  2019 400m T47  DSQ
7 2019 100m T47 11.10