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Ramkaran Singh

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T13, F13

Further personal information

Residence
Delhi, IND
Occupation
Businessperson
Languages
English, Hindi

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2006 in Delhi, India.
Why this sport?
He wanted to improve his physical fitness.
Club / Team
Delhi Paralympic Association: India
Name of coach
Satyapal Singh [national], IND

International debut

Year
2010
Competing for
India
Tournament
Asian Para Games
Location
Guangzhou, CHN

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2010 Asian Para Games in Guangzhou, People's Republic of China. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2017)
Hero / Idol
Indian Para shot putter Deepa Malik, Indian shooter Vijay Kumar. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Hard work, fair play and discipline." (Athlete, 16 Jul 2017)
Awards and honours
He received the Arjuna Award in 2012. (thehindu.com, 01 Mar 2014)
Impairment
He has low vision due to an accident in 1995 while he and his brothers were playing with firecrackers. (indusind.com, 09 Apr 2016; thehindu.com, 01 Mar 2014; 23 Sep 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 800 m T13 Heat 2 2017-07-20 10