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ANO Adou Herve
Sport Para athletics, Para powerlifting
NPC Ivory Coast   
Place of BirthPoko, CIV
Height1.74 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Further Personal Information
Abidjan, CIV
English, French
Higher education
Literature Studies - University of Cocody: Abidjan, CIV
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2008 in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire.
Why this sport?
"I became passionate about the sport. It builds a strong sporting character and good health."
Club / Team
Club Handisport de Cocody: Abidjan, CIV
Name of coach
Jean-Batiste Kouadio [national]
Senior International Debut
Competing for
Ivory Coast
General Interest
Wheelchair basketball. (Athlete, 13 Jul 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Placing seventh in the 65kg category at the 2019 World Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Most influential person in career
Ivorian Para athlete Oumar Basakoulba Kone. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Hero / Idol
Nigerian weightlifter Prince Are Feyisetan. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Always persevere, never give up." (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Other sports
He has represented Cote d'Ivoire in Para athletics, competing in discus throw at the 2014 Grand Prix in Tunis, Tunisia. (, 16 Jun 2014)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games - Para powerlifting
Rank Year Event Result
5 2021 65kg 160.0
World Championships - Para powerlifting
Rank Year Event Result
9 2017 65kg 164.0
7 2019 65kg 168.0
19 2021 65kg 150.0