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Navardo Kavoy Griffiths

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F57

Further personal information

Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
"[After the accident] I gave up on life, thinking it was the end. After I discovered my legs were amputated when I was in a coma it took me two years to recover after I came out of hospital." He regained his motivation after he was introduced to shot put and coach Neville Sinclair.
Name of coach
Neville Sinclair [personal], JAM
Training Regime
He trains seven days a week.

International debut

Year
2019
Competing for
Jamaica
Tournament
Parapan American Games
Location
Lima, PER

General interest

Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (jamaica-gleaner.com, 19 Feb 2019)
Impairment
In 2010 he was electrocuted while walking through a property in St Catherine, Jamaica. He spent 18 months in a coma and both of his legs were amputated. (jamaica-gleaner.com, 19 Feb 2019)