Eva Ngui

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Ngui  and the second or maternal family name is Nchama.
Eva Ngui Nchama
Personal information
Nationality Spanish
Born (1985-06-09) June 9, 1985 (age 29)
Malabo, Equatorial Guinea
Sport
Country  Spain
Sport Track and field (T12)

Eva Ngui Nchama (born June 9, 1985]) is a Paralympian athlete from Spain competing mainly in category T12 sprint events. She has competed at three Paralympic Games, 2004 Summer Paralympics, 2008 Summer Paralympics and 2012 Summer Paralympics, and earned a pair bronze medals, both coming at the 2008 Games

Personal[edit]

Ngui was born on June 9, 1985 in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea.[1] She has albinism, a condition she has had since birth.[2] She moved to Spain in 2003, where she lived in Hospitalet de Llobregat and continued to reside there in 2008.[2]

Athletics[edit]

Ngui is a Paralympian athlete from Spain competing mainly in category T12 sprint events,[1] who started competing in track and field in 2001.[2] She is a member of ISS L'Hospitalet Atletisme, an athletic club in L'Hospitalet.[3]

Around 2008, Ngui spent a year training at the High Performance Centre in Madrid.[2] At that time, she was coached by Manuel Pascua Piqueras.[2] She competed in the 2011 Spanish national championships in Vizcaya.[4] She qualified for and competed in the 2011 IPC Athletics World Championships where she was one of thirty-two competitors representing Spain.[5] Competing at the actual event, she won a bronze medal in the T12 100 meter event.[6][7]

In 2012, Ngui was a recipient of a Plan ADO €18,000 athlete scholarship with a €3,000 reserve and a €2,500 coaching scholarship.[8][9] In May 2012, she competed at the Paralympic World Cup in Manchester, earning a third place finish in the 100 meters and another in the 200 meters.[10] Prior to the start of the London Games, he trained with several other visually impaired Spanish track and field athletes in Logroño.[11] In the lead up to the London Paralympics, in July 2012, she competed in a Diamond League race at the Crystal Palace National Sports Centre in London.[12] In May 2013, she competed in the Spanish national championships, where she earned gold medals in the 100 and 200 meter events.[13] In July 2013, she participated in the 2013 IPC Athletics World Championships.[14]

Paralympics[edit]

Ngui competed in the 2004 Summer Paralympics in Athens, Greece. There she went out in the semi-finals of the women's 100 metres — T12 event[1] She also competed at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, China. There she won a bronze medal in the women's 100 metres — T12 event and a bronze medal in the women's 200 metres — T12 event.[1] Her 200 meter bronze medal came after the Spanish delegation complained that the Angolan runner Evalina Alexandre who finished ahead of her had been assisted by her guide in a way that violated the rules. Upon review, race officials agreed and then award Ngui bronze. [15] She raced at the 2012 Summer Paralympics and was the 14th runner to finish.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Biografías" (in Spanish). Spain: Comité Paralímpico Español. 2012. Retrieved 3 June 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c d e Rivera, Almudena (September 9, 2008). "X-Eva Ngui" (in Spanish). Spain: Marca. Retrieved July 13, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Cuatro hospitalenses en los Juegos Paralímpicos de Londres" (in Spanish). Spain: Elperiodico.com. Retrieved December 25, 2013. 
  4. ^ "David Casinos, Eva Ngui y Ruth Aguilar buscan el triunfo en el Campeonato de España de Atletismo Paralímpico" (in Spanish). Spain: el heraldo de alcala. 2011. Retrieved July 13, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Los medallistas paralímpicos españoles en Pekín lideran a la selección" (in Spanish). Spain: Marca. January 21, 2011. Retrieved July 13, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Bronce para España en relevos de discapacitados visuales durante el Mundial de Atletismo Paralímpico" (in Spanish). Spain: cronica social. January 27, 2011. Retrieved July 13, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Atletismo.- El relevo masculino 4x100 logra el bronce en los Mundiales Paralímpicos" (in Spanish). Spain: Deportes Online. January 11, 2011. Retrieved July 13, 2013. 
  8. ^ "Becas A Entrenadores Del Plan Adop 2012" (in Spanish). Madrid, Spain. 2012. Retrieved July 8, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Atletas ciegos preparan en Logroño su participación en Londres 2012 — Web de la ONCE" (in Spanish). Once.es. 2008-09-16. Retrieved 2013-11-23. 
  10. ^ "eva ngui conquista dos medallas de bronce en la copa del mundo paralímpica" (in Spanish). Spain: elEconomista.es. May 12, 2012. Retrieved July 13, 2013. 
  11. ^ "Atletas paralímpicos con discapacidad visual se entrenan en Logroño - Canal de Vídeos de" (in Spanish). Spain: Larioja.com. Retrieved December 25, 2013. 
  12. ^ "Eva Ngui ultima su preparación para los Juegos Paralímpicos en la Aviva Diamond League" (in Spanish). Spain: estoesdxt. 20122. Retrieved July 13, 2013.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  13. ^ "Federación Española De Deportes De Personas Con Discapacidad Física" (in Spanish). Spain: Feddf.es. May 26, 2013. Retrieved July 13, 2013. 
  14. ^ "Antonio Andújar y José Martínez Morote competirán en Francia en el Mundial de Atletismo Paralímpico | El Pueblo de Albacete diario digital" (in Spanish). Spain: Elpueblodealbacete.com. Retrieved July 24, 2012. 
  15. ^ "Eva Ngui is bronze in the 200m" (in Spanish). Spain: El Mundo. September 16, 2008. Retrieved July 13, 2013.