Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
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
Asian Para Games
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)
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)
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