Name: Femita Ayanbeku
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): 100-meter, 200-meter
Classification: T64
Height: 5-7
Weight: 130
DOB: 6/30/1992
Birthplace: Boston, Mass.
Hometown: Boston, Mass.
High School: Brockton High School (Brockton, Mass.) ‘10
College: American International College (Springfield, Mass.) ’14, Interdepartmental Science
Coach(es): Sherman Hart
Paralympic Experience
  • Two-time Paralympian (2016, 2020)
  • Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, No Result (100-meter, 200-meter)
  • Paralympic Games Rio 2016, 6th (200m)
World Championship Experience
  • Most Recent: 2019 – bronze (200-meter), 4th (100-meter)
  • Years of Participation: 2017, 2019
  • Medals: 1 (1 bronze)
  • Bronze: 2019 (200-meter)
Personal: Daughter of Wendy Lorquet and Marcus Ayanbeku...Has seven siblings: Sendy, Dolly, Kassy, Wendy, Andy, Bolaji, and Shalewa...Lost her right leg below-the-knee after a car accident when she was 11 years old...President and founder of a non-profit organization Limb-it-less Creations Inc. dedicated to creating awareness and providing support to the amputee community...Introduced to the Paralympic Movement in 2015 through U.S. teammate Jerome Singleton, who she trains with at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston...Grew up playing basketball.