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Biondi Misasi

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T12, F12

Further personal information

Residence
Paramaribo, SUR
Occupation
Maintenance Worker
Languages
Dutch, English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2004 in Paramaribo, Suriname.
Why this sport?
"I loved to run."
Name of coach
Eduard Held [national], SUR

General interest

Hobbies
Singing. (Athlete, 08 Sep 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the T13 long jump at the Brazilian open championships in Sao Paulo. (Athlete, 08 Sep 2016)
Most influential person in career
Coach Eduard Held. (Athlete, 08 Sep 2016)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (Athlete, 08 Sep 2016)
Injuries
In 2016 he was sidelined for six months due to a knee injury. (Athlete, 08 Sep 2016)

He sustained an injury while competing at the 2015 Parapan American Games in Toronto, ON, Canada. (paralympic.org, 08 May 2016)
Awards and honours
He was Suriname's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (myinfo.rio2016.com, 06 Sep 2016)

He was named the 2015 Para-Athlete of the Year by the Association of Sports Journalists of Suriname. (qn-sports.com, 24 Dec 2015)
Impairment
He has a degenerative visual impairment. (Athlete, 08 Sep 2016)
Other information
SOLE LONDON REPRESENTATIVE
He was Suriname's only competitor at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (starnieuws.com, 22 Aug 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T13 Heat 2 7
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T13 Heat 1 2012-08-31 7
Men's Long Jump F13 Final Round 2012-09-01 7
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump T12 Final Round 2016-09-10 12
Men's 100 m T12 Heat 3 2016-09-14 3