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WATCHOU KOUOKAM Sedric Roussel
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Hungary   
GenderMen
Age36
Weight 87 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Leg length difference
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Residence
Budapest, HUN
Languages
English, French, Hungarian, Russian, Spanish
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began Para powerlifting in 2014.
Why this sport?
He originally took up wheelchair basketball after he was recommended the sport by a orthopedic doctor. He initially began Para powerlifting with the aim of strengthening his arms for wheelchair basketball.
Name of coach
Peter Farago [national]
Training Regime
His training consists of two sessions of bench pressing and accessory work per week.
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the -88kg category at the 2020 World Cup in Manchester, England. (barbend.com, 07 Oct 2020)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"My greatest achievement has been to change the mindsets of the society around me, because they don't judge me on my disability, but on my abilities." (barbend.com, 07 Oct 2020)
Other sports
He has played wheelchair basketball for Hungary. (rsv-waldhausen.at, 16 Dec 2018)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Instagram profile, 01 Jan 2021)
Impairment
He has one leg shorter than the other leg because of an illness. (molnarkft.hu, 08 Nov 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
6 2021 88kg 181.0
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
16 2017 88kg 170.0
13 2019 88kg 173.0
  2021 88kg NoM
European Open Championships
Rank Year Event Result
5 2018 88kg 172
4 2022 88kg 178