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IMANISHIMWE Yvone
Sport Sitting Volleyball
NPC Rwanda   
GenderWomen
Age27
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
D
Further Personal Information
Residence
Rwanda
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began playing sitting volleyball in 2010 in Nyanza, Rwanda.
Club / Team
Intwari: Rwanda
Name of coach
Bizaimana Dominique [club], RWA; Peter Karreman [national], NED
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Setter
General Interest
Hobbies
Listening to music. (Athlete, 18 Sep 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Qualifying for the 2016 Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 18 Sep 2016)
Hero / Idol
Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo. (Athlete, 18 Sep 2016)
Impairment
Her impairment is the result of a bone infection in her right leg. (Athlete, 18 Sep 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
8 2016 Team  
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
11 2018 Team