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ZANINKA Nikuze
Sport Sitting Volleyball
NPC Rwanda   
GenderWomen
Age25
Place of BirthRubavu, RWA
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
D
Further Personal Information
Residence
Rwanda
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began playing sitting volleyball in 2011 in Rubavu, Rwanda.
Club / Team
Musanze: Rwanda
Name of coach
Peter Karreman [national], NED
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Outside hitter
General Interest
Hobbies
Listening to music. (Athlete, 18 Sep 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Qualifying for the 2016 Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 18 Sep 2016)
Most influential person in career
Rwandan Para powerlifter Theogene Hakizimana. (Athlete, 18 Sep 2016)
Impairment
Her left leg was amputated as the result of cancer. (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