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Prasanta Karmakar

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S9, SB9, SM9

Further personal information

Residence
Mumbai, IND
Occupation
Coach
Higher education
Coaching

General interest

Awards and honours
He received the prestigious Arjuna Award in 2011. (news.nwn.in, 09 Feb 2012)
Impairment
He lost his right hand in an accident. (daijiworld.com, 30 Jul 2011)
Other information
NATIONAL FIRST
When he won bronze at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India, he became the first Indian para-athlete to win a Commonwealth Games medal. (indiatimes.com, 01 May 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S9 Heat 3 7