Kevin Ode Natama
Type of Impairment
S14, SB14, SM14
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming in fifth grade in Pontianak, Indonesia.
Why this sport?
His parents took him to swimming practice as a form of therapy for his ADHD. His trainer then enrolled him as a candidate to represent the West Kalimantan Paralympic Committee at provincial and national events.
Club / Team
NPC Kalimantan Barat [INA] / Millenium Aquatic [INA]:
Name of coach
Bhima Kautsar [national], INA; Ronal Roy [Millenium Aquatic], INA
He trains three hours a day, six days a week.
Football, basketball, playing video games, singing. (iNews Talkshow & Magazine YouTube channel, 25 Mar 2018)
Most influential person in career
His mother. (iNews Talkshow & Magazine YouTube channel, 25 Mar 2018)
To be a world champion. (iNews Talkshow & Magazine YouTube channel, 25 Mar 2018)
He was diagnosed with autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder [ADHD] at age three. (iNews Talkshow & Magazine YouTube channel, 25 Mar 2018)