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KYALIMPA Vaster
Sport Para powerlifting, Shooting Para sport
NPC Uganda   
GenderWomen
Age43
Place of BirthKanungu, UGA
Weight 68 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Further Personal Information
Family
One daughter
Residence
Uganda
Occupation
Businessperson
Languages
English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began powerlifting in 2013.
Why this sport?
"Because I had a love for it."
Club / Team
Lukwago Flexible Gym: Uganda
Senior International Debut
Year
2014
Competing for
Uganda
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Dubai
General Interest
Hobbies
Singing. (monitor.co.ug, 26 Jan 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning wheelchair mountain marathon races in Uganda. (Athlete, 26 Jul 2014)
Most influential person in career
President of the Ugandan Paralympic Committee, Mpindi Bumali. (Athlete, 26 Jul 2014)
Hero / Idol
Ugandan long-distance runner Stephen Kiprotich. (Athlete, 26 Jul 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"To always represent my country in a proud way." (Athlete, 26 Jul 2014)
Other sports
She has competed in wheelchair marathons, para-shooting, and para-rowing. (nairobimarathon.com, 27 Oct 2013; newvision.co.ug, 15 Nov 2009; paralympic.org, 31 Jan 2014; SportsDeskOnline, 21 Mar 2014)
Impairment
She was born with impaired muscle power in both legs. (monitor.co.ug, 26 Jan 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships - Para powerlifting
Rank Year Event Result
  2014 50kg  DNS
Commonwealth Games - Para powerlifting
Rank Year Event Result
  2014 Bench Press Heavyweight  NoM