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YE Kah Michel
Sport Para athletics
NPC Ivory Coast   
GenderMen
Age38
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Short stature
Classification
F41
Further Personal Information
Residence
Abidjan, CIV
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
French
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 34 in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire.
Why this sport?
He had always liked the sport, so a friend who was an athlete suggested that he participate at the national championships.
Name of coach
Kouame Kume Acka Leonard [national], CIV
Training Regime
In the lead-up to the 2020 Paralympic Games he trained at the National Institute of Youth and Sports [INJS] in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire.
Senior International Debut
Year
2019
Competing for
Ivory Coast
Location
Marrakech, MAR
General Interest
Hobbies
Listening to music. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at his first international meet in 2019 in Marrakech, Morocco. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Most influential person in career
Ivorian Para athlete Benian Richard Duffi. "His great results were my motivation to try harder." (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Hero / Idol
Ivorian Para athletes Benian Richard Duffi and Oumar Basakoulba Kone. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Push harder, always push harder." (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Impairment
He is a person of short stature. (sportnewsafrica.com, 19 Aug 2021)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
7 2021 Shot Put F41 10.15
8 2021 Javelin Throw F41 34.41