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YUNUSA Bashiru
Sport Para athletics
NPC Nigeria   
GenderMen
Age37
Height1.60 m
Weight 73 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Classification
T46
Further Personal Information
Residence
Nigeria
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up athletics in 1994 in Lagos, Nigeria.
Why this sport?
He discovered he had a passion for the sport.
Club / Team
Adamawa State Sport Council: Nigeria
Name of coach
Solomon Abari
Coach from which country?
Nigeria
Coach from what year?
1994
Senior International Debut
Year
2007
Competing for
Nigeria
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the 400m at an event in Algiers, Algeria, in 2007. (Athlete, 27 Aug 2012)
Most influential person in career
His coach Solomon Abari. (Athlete, 27 Aug 2012)
Ambitions
To be a coach. (Athlete, 27 Aug 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
8 2008 400m T46  DNS
  2008 100m T46  DNS
Round 1 2012 200m T46  DNS
Commonwealth Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
8 2010 100m T46  DSQ