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Samuel Nason

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T47

Further personal information

Residence
Papua New Guinea
Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up athletics at age nine while at school. He began competing in para-athletics at the 2014 Papua New Guinea Games.
Why this sport?
He enjoys running.
Club / Team
Kimbe Sports Club: Papua New Guinea
Name of coach
Samu Sasama

International debut

Year
2015
Competing for
Papua New Guinea
Location
Australia

General interest

Hobbies
Spending time with friends. (Athlete, 03 Sep 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2016 Asia-Oceania Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Athlete, 03 Sep 2016)
Hero / Idol
Papua New Guinean sprinter Toea Wisil. (Athlete, 22 Oct 2015)
Impairment
His right forearm was amputated after he fell out of a tree in 1999. (Athlete, 22 Oct 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m T47 Heat 2 2015-10-22 12
Men's 100 m T47 Heat 1 2015-10-27 13
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m T47 Heat 1 2016-09-16 4