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NNAJI Patricia
Sport Para athletics, Para powerlifting
NPC Nigeria   
GenderWomen
Age44
Place of BirthEnugu, NGR
Height1.50 m
Weight 52 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T54, F55
Further Personal Information
Residence
Enugu, NGR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English
Higher education
Public Administration - Enugu State University: Nigeria
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began the sport in 1998 in Enugu, Nigeria.
Senior International Debut
Year
1999
Competing for
Nigeria
Tournament
All Africa Games
Location
South Africa
General Interest
Nicknames
Shasha (Athlete, 16 Dec 2010)
Awards and honours
She was Nigeria's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (paralympic.org, 29 Aug 2012)
Impairment
Her impairment is a result of the effects of polio contracted at age four. (Athlete, 16 Dec 2010, polioinfo.org, 09 Sep 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
12 2008 200m T54 33.00
11 2012 Shot Put F54-56 7.37
Paralympic Games - Para powerlifting
Rank Year Event Result
3 2000 52kg 112.5
Commonwealth Games (Overall) - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
Heats 2006 800m T54  DSQ
6 2010 1500m T54 4:28.50