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Arvind

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F35

Further personal information

Residence
Rohtak, IND
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Hindi
Higher education
Political Science - Government Post Graduate College, Hisar: India

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up discus in 2010 in Haryana, India.
Why this sport?
He wanted to improve his physical fitness.

International debut

Year
2014
Competing for
India
Tournament
Asian Para Games
Location
Incheon, KOR

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the F37/38 discus at the 2016 Asia-Oceania Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2017)
Most influential person in career
His family. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2017)
Hero / Idol
Indian Para discus thrower Pardeep. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2017)
Impairment
As a child he was hit by a ball in the head. He sustained nerve damage and lost the use of his left leg. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2017; dnaindia.com, 17 Mar 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F37 Final 1 2017-07-15 7