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Nidhi Mishra

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T11, F11

Further personal information

Residence
Delhi, IND
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
English, Hindi

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
"I wanted to become a pilot and used to play badminton. Due to loss of vision, everything became challenging. But I stuck on and turned to Para sports."

General interest

Nicknames
Homa (Facebook profile, 21 Apr 2020)
Hobbies
Travelling, reading. (Facebook profile, 02 Feb 2021)
Most influential person in career
Coach Hukam Singh Rawat, and her family. "The faith that I have received from my family and coach Hukam Singh Rawat has kept me motivated to wake up early in the morning and compete in sport." (powersportz.tv, 19 Oct 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (powersportz.tv, 19 Oct 2018)
Impairment
She has retinitis pigmentosa, a genetic eye disorder that causes loss of vision. (outlookindia.com, 26 Oct 2020)
Other information
FURTHER EDUCATION
She has studied for a master's degree in modern arts history at Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi, India. She has also studied for a PhD at the same university. (Twitter profile, 10 Oct 2019; newsd.in, 18 Oct 2018; theinformerjnu.com, 28 Jan 2017; Facebook profile, 02 Feb 2021)