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Alan Sastra

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F57

Further personal information

Family
One daughter
Residence
Medan, INA
Occupation
Public Servant, Sports Administrator
Languages
Indonesian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up athletics in 1998 in Medan, Indonesia, and got involved in Para athletics in 2005 in Surakarta, Indonesia.
Why this sport?
He started the sport as a hobby and to obtain athletic achievements.
Club / Team
North Sumatra: Medan, INA

International debut

Year
2011
Competing for
Indonesia

General interest

Hobbies
Sports. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2016 Asia-Oceania Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and winning a bronze medal in the F57 discus at the 2018 Asian Para Games in Indonesia. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
His parents, and his family. (Athlete, 22 Oct 2015)
Hero / Idol
Italian footballer Paolo Maldini. (Athlete, 22 Oct 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Athletics is my life." (Athlete, 22 Oct 2015)
Awards and honours
He received a sporting achievement award at the 2020 National Sports Day in Indonesia. (Waspada, 24 Sep 2020)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (bolahita.id, 26 Aug 2019)
Impairment
He was involved in an accident which resulted in an impairment to his left leg during the first grade of high school. "I was tired from flag raising training, so I was involved in an accident on the way home and broke my left leg. I was frustrated and left school for a year. It was my mother who encouraged me to keep pursuing education, and I followed her advice." (medan.tribunnews.com, 21 Sep 2020)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He works as public servant at the North Sumatra Office of Youth and Sports in Indonesia. In 2016 he was elected chairman of the provincial board of the National Paralympic Committee [NPC] of North Sumatra. (medan.tribunnews.com, 07 Feb 2021; waspada.co.id, 29 Mar 2020; medan.tribunnews.com, 16 Sep 2019; medan.tribunnews.com, 01 Mar 2016; sipayo.com, 23 Jan 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F57 Final 1 2015-10-24 11
Men's Discus Throw F57 Final 1 2015-10-30 10