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COULIBALY Korotoumou
Sport Para athletics, Para powerlifting
NPC Mali   
Place of BirthBamako, MLI
Height1.60 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Further Personal Information
Two children
Bamako, MLI
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2006 for health reasons.
Why this sport?
"Because my impairment allows me to do it."
Club / Team
Bamako District: Mali
Name of coach
Seydou Keita [national], MLI
General Interest
Watching TV. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning medals at grand prix events, and competing at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
Malian Para athlete Mariam Coulibaly. (Athlete, 10 Sep 2016)
Hero / Idol
Argentinian footballer Lionel Messi. (Athlete, 10 Sep 2016)
Awards and honours
In 2014 she was named Best Female Para Athlete by the National Olympic and Sports Committee of Mali [CNOSM]. (, 24 Jun 2014)
To win a medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (, 26 Mar 2020)
Other information
She works as a dressmaker. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
12 2016 Javelin Throw F56 12.77
11 2016 Discus Throw F55 13.94
9 2021 Discus Throw F55 18.64
7 2021 Javelin Throw F56 14.64
World Championships - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
12 2019 Javelin Throw F56 13.33
10 2019 Discus Throw F55 17.11