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Bounama Touré

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameBounama•Touré
Used nameBounama•Touré
Other namesToubabou Dior
Born12 February 1953
Died11 April 2016 in Dakar (SEN)
NOC(s) Senegal

Biography

Bounama Touré wrestled super-heavyweight Greco-Roman for Senegal at the 1992 Olympics. In Africa he was among the best wrestlers, winning a silver medal in unlimited Greco at the 1992 African Championships. He also won two bronzes at the 1985 African Championships, in both freestyle and Greco-Roman, and added a bronze in unlimited Greco-Roman at the 1991 All-African Games. Touré was also known in Senegal as Toubabou Dior. He later formed a wrestling school that bore his name and taught many young Senegalese to wrestle.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Representing 2nd NOC As
1992 Summer Olympics Wrestling Super-Heavyweight, Greco-Roman, Men Olympic AC SEN Bounama Touré