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Adama NIANE
Sport Swimming
NOC Senegal   
GenderMen
Born10 Dec 1993
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Occupation
Athlete
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming in 2006.
Club / Team
Dolphins: Dakar, SEN
Name of coach
Malick Fall, SEN
General Interest
Famous relatives
His father was a member of the Senegal national swimming team. (sportsenegal.com, 17 Nov 2015)
Other information
SCHOLARSHIP
In 2017 he was one of 36 swimmers from across the world to receive an International Swimming Federation [FINA] Scholarship designed to help the athletes to qualify and participate at the 2017 World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. The scholarship also gave the athletes the option to train at FINA-approved training centres in Thailand, the United States of America or Senegal. (fina.org, 01 Mar 2017)

 Competition Highlights
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2017 Budapest, HUN 50m Freestyle  DNS
Heats 2017 Budapest, HUN 100m Freestyle  DNS
African Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2018 Algiers, ALG 50m Freestyle 23.86
7 2018 Algiers, ALG 100m Freestyle 53.25
Heats 2018 Algiers, ALG 50m Butterfly 26.63
8 2018 Algiers, ALG 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:57.17
6 2018 Algiers, ALG 4 x 100m Medley Relay 4:25.60
Heats 2016 Bloemfontein, RSA 50m Freestyle 24.44
3 2016 Bloemfontein, RSA 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:39.50
4 2016 Bloemfontein, RSA 4 x 100m Medley Relay 4:08.56