Rajvir Saini

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Toronto, ON, CAN
Occupation
Manager
Languages
English
Higher education
Criminology - Sheridan College: Canada

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He had tried shot put in junior high school but did not start taking it seriously until after his 2008 accident.
Why this sport?
Shot put training was a major factor in his rehabilitation process. "If I didn't get involved in shot put, I would probably still be in a wheelchair or stuck in a hospital bed right now."

General interest

Hero / Idol
US Para discus thrower Jeremy Campbell. (bramptonguardian.com, 10 Aug 2014)
Awards and honours
He won an award for the 2014 Ontario Most Outstanding Field Performance [male] from Athletics Ontario in Canada. (athleticsontario.ca, 29 Sep 2014)
Impairment
In 2008 he was hit by a car while crossing a street in Mississauga, ON, Canada, and was initially told he would not walk on his own again. He almost lost his foot to a gangrene infection after the accident. (bramptonguardian.com, 10 Aug 2014)