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Eddy Bernard

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T44

Further personal information

Residence
Sabah
Languages
Malay

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2016 at Sri Bestari Secondary School in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

General interest

Hobbies
Fishing. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal in the T44/62/64 long jump at the 2018 Asian Para Games in Indonesia. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
His mother. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Canadian sprinter Andre de Grasse, Greek long jumper Louis Tsatoumas. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Awards and honours
He was named the 2017/18 Male Para Athlete of the Year at the Sabah Sports Awards in Malaysia. (borneotoday.net, 23 Oct 2019)

He received the 2018 Male Special Student Education Award from the Malaysian Ministry of Education and the Malaysian School Sports Council. (moe.gov.my, 11 Apr 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (utusanborneo.com.my, 16 Oct 2018)