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Prawat Wahoram

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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T54

Further personal information

Family
Two children
Languages
Thai

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began wheelchair racing at age 11.
Why this sport?
He was inspired to take up the sport after watching wheelchair racers train. "I want to prove that I'm not ill. I want to fight to win myself.
Name of coach
Suporn Phengphum [national]

General interest

Nicknames
Wat (satc.or.th, 18 Sep 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning two gold medals at the 2000 Paralympic Games in Sydney. (singha-r-sa.org, 14 Apr 2020)
Most influential person in career
His family and coaches. (singha-r-sa.org, 14 Apr 2020)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"All of us have the blood to fight further. It depends on what situation you meet in life that makes you get up to fight." (innoinspirebynia.com, 13 Jan 2018)
Awards and honours
He was named Thailand's Para Athlete of the Year in 2006, 2008 and 2009. (Facebook page, 13 Jan 2013)

He was named the 2006 Male Athlete of the Year by the Sports Reporters Association of Thailand. (Facebook page, 14 Oct 2014)
Impairment
His right leg is impaired as a result of the effects of polio contracted at age three. (Facebook page, 28 Dec 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 1500 m T54 Heat 1 1
Men's 1500 m T54 Heat 2 5
Men's 5000 m T54 Heat 1 2
Men's 5000 m T54 Heat 1 1
Men's 5000 m T54 Final Round 1
Men's 10000 m T54 Heat 2 1
Men's 10000 m T54 Final Round 1
Men's Marathon T54 Final Round 9999
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 1500 m T54 Heat 3 1
Men's 1500 m T54 Final Round 2
Men's 5000 m T54 Heat 3 2
Men's 5000 m T54 Final Round 1
Men's 4x100 m T53/54 Heat 1 2
Men's 4x100 m T53/54 Final Round 2
Men's 4x400 m T53/54 Heat 2 2
Men's 4x400 m T53/54 Final Round 2
Men's Marathon T54 Final Round 9999
Men's 1500 m T54 Heat 3 1
Men's 800 m T54 Final Round 3
Men's 800 m T54 Heat 4 2
Men's 800 m T54 Heat 1 2
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 10000 m T53/54 Final 2011-01-22 3
Men's 4x400 m T54 Heat 2 2011-01-24 9999
Men's 5000 m T53/54 Heat 2 2011-01-24 1
Men's 1500 m T53/54 Heat 3 2011-01-25 2
Men's 1500 m T53/54 Final 2011-01-26 7
Men's 5000 m T53/54 Final 2011-01-27 8
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 5000 m T54 Heat 1 2012-08-31 3
Men's 5000 m T54 Final Round 2012-09-02 5
Men's 1500 m T54 Heat 1 2012-09-03 2
Men's 1500 m T54 Final Round 2012-09-04 2
Men's 4x400 m T53/54 Heat 2 2012-09-08 1
Men's 4x400 m T53/54 Final Round 2012-09-08 2
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 1500 m T54 Heat 1 2015-10-23 2
Men's 1500 m T54 Final 1 2015-10-24 6
Men's 5000 m T54 Heat 1 2015-10-25 3
Men's 5000 m T54 Final 1 2015-10-26 3
Men's 800 m T54 Heat 2 2015-10-28 10
Men's 800 m T54 Semifinal 2 2015-10-29 13
Men's 4x400 m T53/54 Final 1 2015-10-31 2
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 5000 m T54 Heat 1 2016-09-09 2
Men's 5000 m T54 Final Round 2016-09-11 1
Men's 1500 m T54 Heat 1 2016-09-12 1
Men's 1500 m T54 Final Round 2016-09-13 1
Men's 800 m T54 Heat 1 2016-09-14 5
Men's 4x400 m T53/54 Heat 1 2016-09-16 1
Men's 4x400 m T53/54 Final Round 2016-09-17 2
Men's Marathon T54 Final Round 2016-09-18 5