30 November 1990 |
Riversdale, Western Cape
|Sport||sprint runner and long jumper|
|Achievements and titles|
In 2012 Buis was a student at Global University in Cape Town, RSA, in Religious and Theological Studies, and trained at Maties Helderberg Disabled Sports Club in Stellenbosch. He competed at the 2012 Paralympic Games, where he won a Bronze Medal in the men's long jump with a world record time for his class of 6.48 metres. He also won a Silver Medal in the Men's 100m for his class.
In 2016 at the 2016 Paralympics, Buis ran a 54.66 in the second heat to qualify third for the finals behind Dixon de Jesus Hooker Velasquez and Weiner Javier Diaz Mosquera both from Colombia. In the Finals, Buis exploded out of the blocks and ran his Personal Best 49.46 seconds to claim Gold. The second place went to China's Jianwen Hu and Third to Colombia's Weiner Javier Diaz Mosquera