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NYANG Isatou
Sport Para athletics, Para powerlifting
NPC Gambia   
GenderWomen
Age38
Place of BirthSere Kunda, GAM
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Further Personal Information
Family
Two children
Residence
Sere Kunda, GAM
Languages
English
Sport Specific Information
Training Regime
She trains four times a week. She also does sessions in the gym and plays wheelchair basketball.
General Interest
Nicknames
Ida (thegambiablog.co.uk, 30 Aug 2012)
Awards and honours
She was flag bearer for Gambia at the opening ceremony of the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (paralympic.org, 29 Aug 2012)
Other sports
She competed in athletics [T54 100m and T54 800m] at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. She has also represented Gambia in wheelchair basketball. (SportsDeskOnline, 20 Feb 2019; thepoint.gm, 02 Dec 2015; sportingintelligence.com, 09 Sep 2012)
Milestones
She became the first female athlete in any sport to have represented Gambia at the Paralympic Games when she competed in wheelchair racing [T54 100m and T54 800m] at the 2012 Games in London. (SportsDeskOnline, 20 Feb 2019; thegambiablog.co.uk, 30 Aug 2012)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (dw.com, 20 Apr 2019)
Impairment
She was born with an impairment to both legs. Her right leg is shorter than her left. (sportingintelligence.com, 09 Sep 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall) - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
Round 1 2012 800m T54  DSQ
Round 1 2012 100m T54 20.32