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Rino Saputra

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S9, SB8, SM9

Further personal information

Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Indonesian
Higher education
Sports Science - University of Riau: Indonesia

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para swimming in 2015 in Riau, Indonesia.
Why this sport?
Para swimming was an outlet to channel his post-amputation depression. "I watched my friends hanging out while I could only stay at home, sleeping, sitting. It was sad days. Prior to the accident, I already could swim. I used to swim in the river."
Club / Team
NPC Riau: Indonesia
Name of coach
Dimin [national], INA

General interest

Impairment
In 2013 his left leg was ran over by a truck which resulted in amputation. (dananwahyu.com, 10 Oct 2018)