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Fraidden Dawan

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S10, SB9, SM10

Further personal information

Family
Wife Bibyanna Wilhemina Janene, a son, and daughter Evangelina Mariansha [2016]
Residence
Kuala Lumpur, MAS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Malay

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He learned to swim in a river near his house at age six, but almost stopped after his left leg was amputated below the knee. He began competing in Malaysia about three years after his accident in 2003.
Club / Team
Sarawak: Malaysia
Name of coach
Sarini Kedri [club], MAS

General interest

Hobbies
Reading, fishing. (Athlete, 14 Mar 2013)
Ambitions
To become a swimming coach. (Athlete, 14 Mar 2013)
Impairment
In 2000 he was living in Bintulu, a remote coastal area of Malaysia. He was collecting firewood in the jungle with his father when a large rock rolled down the slope where they were standing and crushed his left leg, resulting in amputation. (thestar.com, 23 Nov 2010; The Star Malaysia, 16 Sep 2018)