SESAY Ola < Back  
Sport Athletics
CGA Sierra Leone   
Gender Women
Born 30 May 1979 in Champaign, IL, USA
Height1.73 m
Weight 64 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Houston, TX, USA
Occupation Athlete, Physical Therapist
Languages English, Spanish
Higher education Physiotherapy - Duke University: Durham, NC, USA
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She took up the sport at age 12 in Hyattsville, MD, United States.
Why this sport? "I began athletics because I was faster than all the boys in school and would win all the street races."
Name of coach Wen Yong Yang
Coach from which country? United States
Coach from what year? 2007
International Debut
Year 2009
Competing for Sierra Leone
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement Fifth place at 2010 Commonwealth Games. (Athlete, 23 Jul 2012)
Most influential person in career "My family as a whole because they continue to be supportive of me at my age." (Athlete, 23 Jul 2012)
Hero / Idol "Jackie Joyner-Kersee - her technique is unparalleled." (Athlete, 23 Jul 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto Practice makes perfect. (Athlete, 23 Jul 2012)