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Rishi Kant Sharma

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F12

Further personal information

Family
Wife and daughter [2016]
Residence
New Delhi, IND
Occupation
Athlete, Bank Employee, Manager
Languages
English, Hindi
Higher education
Kirori Mal College: New Delhi, IND

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up para-athletics in 1996 in Patna, India.
Why this sport?
He had a passion for the sport.
Club / Team
Delhi Paralympic: India
Name of coach
R D Singh, IND

International debut

Year
2006
Competing for
India
Location
Kuala Lumpur, MAS

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2011 IBSA World Championships and Games in Antalya, Turkey. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
Most influential person in career
His father. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F13 Final 1 2015-10-26 7