Abdou Aziz Diagne was named "Model Athlete" at the 2016 National Championships in Senegal, a distinction he richly deserves.
Abdou Aziz is a real leader amongst athletes. His nickname is ‘Monsieur le Maire’ in French, or "Mr. Mayor" for his people skills, insight and maturity. His advice is sought and valued by all in the Special Olympics Senegal community.
Abdou Aziz is both a Special Olympics Senegal Athlete Leader, and a member of the Athlete Input Council, where he holds the position of Adviser to the President. He is an active member of the Table Tennis team, and also does Athletics. For the last few months, Abdou Aziz has also been training as an apprentice electrician.
Abdou Aziz is a senior volunteer at Special Olympics activities, and a golden example to follow.