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Isiaka IRANKUNDA
Sport Swimming
NOC Rwanda   
GenderMen
Born30 Dec 1997
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Family
Wife Annie Chou
Residence
Kigali, RWA
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English
General Interest
Nicknames
Bebeto (Facebook profile, 29 Dec 2021)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"You cannot change what you are, only what you do." (Facebook profile, 03 Sep 2019)
Other sports
He has competed in triathlon competitions in Rwanda. (newtimes.co.rw, 21 Jun 2017)
Other information
SCHOLARSHIPS
In January 2021 he began training at the International Swimming Federation [FINA] Development Centre Kazan in the Russian Federation. Previously, in 2019 he received a one-year scholarship from FINA to train at the Development Centre in Dakar, Senegal, and in 2017 he was one of 36 swimmers from across the world to receive a FINA Scholarship designed to help the athletes qualify and participate in the 2017 World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. (fina-development.com, 24 Jun 2021, 21 Jan 2021; FINA Development Centre Kazan Facebook page, 24 Jan 2021; impamba.com, 21 Jan 2021; newtimes.co.rw, 20 Nov 2019; swimming.or.th, 21 Oct 2018; fina.org, 01 Mar 2017)

 Competition Highlights
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2022 Budapest, HUN 100m Butterfly 1:02.25
60 2022 Budapest, HUN 50m Butterfly 27.07
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 100m Butterfly 58.63
Heats 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 50m Butterfly 26.46
African Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2018 Algiers, ALG 100m Breaststroke 1:11.44
Heats 2018 Algiers, ALG 100m Butterfly 1:00.53
Heats 2018 Algiers, ALG 50m Breaststroke 32.36
Heats 2018 Algiers, ALG 100m Freestyle 58.16
Heats 2018 Algiers, ALG 50m Butterfly 27.15