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Parvinder Singh

Athletics | Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Goraya, IND
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Hindi, Punjabi

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
He was inspired to take up the sport by Indian para-powerlifter Rajinder Singh Rahelu and Indian weightlifting coach Piara Singh. "After my accident I was in bed for two years. Piara and Rahelu inspired me to participate in sports."
Club / Team
Punjab State: India

General interest

Sporting philosophy / motto
"The essential thing is not to win, but to fight well." (indianexpress.com, 22 Aug 2012)
Other sports
He has competed in Para athletics at international level. (paralympic.org, 17 Jun 2014)
Impairment
In 2002 he suffered a spinal cord injury after being involved in an accident. (indianexpress.com, 22 Aug 2012)