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Ajeet Singh

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T47, F46

Further personal information

Residence
Gwalior, IND
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
English, Hindi

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up javelin while rehabilitating from his accident in 2017.
Why this sport?
"During recuperation and my inner turmoil I was coaxed into taking up some sport as a digression, and I chose javelin."

General interest

Sporting philosophy / motto
"To me, pain is like jewellery on an athlete. If there isn't any pain then the success can never be worth it." (gulfnews.com, 07 Nov 2019)
Ambitions
To win gold and set a world record at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (firstsportz.com, 13 Feb 2021)
Impairment
He lost his left hand in 2017 after he was struck by a train in Gwalior, India, while saving a friend. (NedBuzz Facebook page, 19 May 2019; timesofindia.indiatimes.com, 12 May 2019)
Other information
FURTHER EDUCATION
He has studied for a PhD in physical education at Lakshmibai National Institute of Physical Education in Gwalior, India. He has also worked as a research assistant at the same university. (Facebook profile, 14 Feb 2021; timesofindia.indiatimes.com, 12 May 2019)