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Abraham Tarbei

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Classification
T47

Further personal information

Family
Wife Clara, daughter Golden Victory Cherop
Residence
Kapsabet, KEN
Occupation
Athlete

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up athletics at high school.
Name of coach
Claudio Parandeli
Coach from which country?
Italy
Training Regime
He trains at a camp in Kapsabet, Kenya.

International debut

Year
2003
Competing for
Kenya
Tournament
All Africa Games
Location
Abuja, NGR

General interest

Sporting philosophy / motto
"Aim for the sky." (starafrica.com, 26 Sep 2012)
Other information
DAUGHTER NAMED AFTER VICTORY
His daughter is named Golden Victory Cherop, because she was born at the same time he won a gold medal in 800m at the All Africa Games in Maputo, Mozambique. (starafrica.com, 26 Sep 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 1500 m T46 Heat 1 1
Men's 5000 m T46 Final Round 1
Men's 1500 m T46 Final Round 1
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 5000 m T46 Final Round 1
Men's 1500 m T46 Final Round 1
Men's 1500 m T46 Heat 1 2
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 5000 m T46 Final 2011-01-22 1
Men's 1500 m T46 Final 2011-01-24 3
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 1500 m T46 Heat 2 2012-09-01 1
Men's 1500 m T46 Final Round 2012-09-04 1
Men's 800 m T46 Heat 1 2012-09-06 3
Men's 800 m T46 Final Round 2012-09-08 3
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 5000 m T46 Final 1 2013-07-20 9999