The French Nantenin Keita, who is the daughter of the famous Malian singer Salif Keita, won the gold medal in the 400m T13 Paralympic Games in Rio on Saturday.
Nantenin Keita, visually impaired and daughter of singer Salif Keita, at 31 years old, her first Paralympic gold medal title. She won the gold medal for 400m T13 category at the Paralympic Games in Rio.
Athlete dismissed at Racing Club de France, albino like her father, was Paralympic medalist in the 200 m in London in 2012, where she also won the bronze in the 100 m. The bronze she also hit in 2008 in Beijing, about 400 m.
President Francois Hollande congratulated the athlete in a tweet.
Toutes mes félicitations à Nantenin KEITA ! Formidable championne paralympique sur 400m ! #Or ??
— François Hollande (@fhollande) 17 September 2016