Please vote for Vote for Lilian Mukobwankabo, Rwanda, sitting volleyball for IPC Allianz Athlete of the Month!
Five para-athletes have been shortlisted for the Allianz Athlete of the Month poll for July 2015 and the public are now invited to vote for their winner via www.paralympic.org.
Lilian Mukobwankabo, Rwanda, sitting volleyball
Captain of the Rwandan women’s team, Mukobwankabo helped her team come back from a 2-1 set deficit to defeat Egypt in the ParaVolley Africa Sitting Volleyball Championships finals in Kigali, Rwanda. The win secured a qualification slot for Rwanda at Rio 2016, the first time a women’s sitting volleyball team has qualified for a Paralympic Games.
The public has until 12:00 (CET) on Tuesday 11 August to vote for the athlete they want to be the Allianz Athlete of the Month for July 2015 via the www.paralympic.org homepage.