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Ni Made Arianti Putri



Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
T13, F13

Further personal information

Bali, INA
Public Servant, Student
Higher education
Education, Teaching - Sebelas Maret State University [UNS]: Solo, INA

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up athletics in 2009 while she was at school in Denpasar, Indonesia.
Why this sport?
"I just loved trying new things. I tried theatre, music, and sports. In Bali [her birth place] a popular profession for people with visual impairments was masseuse or writers. So since I had not heard of visual impaired sprinters, I tried to become one."
Training Regime
She goes to the gym to maintain her fitness. "In running, we need to maintain speed, power, and endurance. Exercising at the gym, for me, maintains power."

General interest

Sports. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Selamet Widodo, and her family. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Indonesian long jumper and triple jumper Maria Natalia Londa. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"I never stop halfway. If I start, it means totality." (, 25 Sep 2018)
She has no vision in her left eye and limited peripheral vision in her right eye. (, 11 Oct 2018)
Other information
She works as civil servant at the Ministry of Youth and Sports in Indonesia. (Himadepsi FH UNS YouTube channel, 13 Nov 2020;, 04 Apr 2019)

She learned about her vision impairment from a teacher at school, and had previously thought her vision was the same as other students. "I was very angry with my parents, to find out about my impairment from a teacher was disappointing. From there I moved to a school for children with special needs. It was there that I began to embrace my impairment, I was not alone. Ultimately I figured out I could do something with my life." (, 11 Oct 2018)