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ZVINOWANDA Vimbai
Sport Para athletics
NPC Zimbabwe   
GenderWomen
Age30
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Classification
T47
Further Personal Information
Residence
Zvishavane, ZIM
Occupation
Teacher
Languages
English
Higher education
Teaching - Mkoba Teachers College: Gweru, ZIM
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age 18 at Zvomukonde High School in Zimbabwe.
Why this sport?
She saw she was gifted at Para athletics and it became her passion.
Club / Team
Great Dyke AC: Zvishavane, ZIM
Name of coach
Mildred Baye [national], ZIM; Stephen Phiri
Training Regime
She trains for ten hours per week.
General Interest
Hobbies
Charity work. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold at the Shabanie Championships in Zvishavane, Zimbabwe. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021)
Most influential person in career
Her parents. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021)
Hero / Idol
Zimbabwean swimmer Kirsty Coventry, Zimbabwean athletics coach Mildred Baye, Namibian athlete Christine Mboma, Zimbabwean Para sprinter Elliot Mujaji. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2021)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
She says a prayer before competitions. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021)
Other information
CHARITY WORK
She is part of an organisation that helps the elderly in Zimbabwe. "We have an outreach programme for visiting old people's homes and supporting them when they are in need." (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
16 2021 200m T47 28.60