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Sakina Khatun

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Languages
English, Hindi

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para powerlifting in 2010.
Why this sport?
She originally competed in Para swimming but quit the sport after she was not selected for the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India. One of her swimming coaches suggested that she take up powerlifting and introduced her to Indian Para powerlifter Farman Basha.

General interest

Other sports
She has competed in Para swimming at national level. (thehindu.com, 04 Aug 2014)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Toyko. (milaap.org, 14 Sep 2016)
Impairment
Her impairment is a result of the effects of polio as a baby. (timesofindia.indiatimes.com, 19 Feb 2018; thehindu.com, 04 Aug 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2014 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Up to 41.00 kg MD Final 2014-04-05 9999
Mexico City 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Up to 50.00kg Final 2017-12-05 9999