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ATANGANA Conrat Frederic
Sport Para athletics, Para powerlifting
NPC Cameroon   
GenderMen
Age35
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Family
Two daughters
Residence
Grenoble, FRA
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
French
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para powerlifting in 2005.
Name of coach
Constance Nchifi [national]
General Interest
Nicknames
Fred (Facebook profile, 19 Jan 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing ninth in Para powerlifting in the 56kg category at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (ouest-france.fr, 14 Nov 2016)
Awards and honours
He was Cameroon's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (paralympic.org, 29 Aug 2012)
Other sports
He has competed in wheelchair basketball at club level in France. (metro-sports.fr, 27 Sep 2018)
Milestones
He became Cameroon's first ever Paralympian when he competed at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (paralympic.org, 21 May 2012; journalducameroun.com, 29 Jul 2012)
Other information
OTHER ACTIVITIES
In 2021 he helped organise the inaugural Atangana Wheelchair Basketball Camp in Yaounde, Cameroon. He also served as organiser of the 2022 edition of the event. (YouTube channel, 16 Feb 2022; afriksportsmagazine.com, 16 Oct 2021; Instagram profile, 08 Feb 2022; Facebook profile, 17 Aug 2021)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games - Para powerlifting
Rank Year Event Result
9 2012 56kg 155
World Championships - Para powerlifting
Rank Year Event Result
22 2021 65kg 140.0
Commonwealth Games - Para powerlifting
Rank Year Event Result
7 2022 Bench Press Lightweight 122.8