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Saptoyoga Purnomo

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T37

Further personal information

Languages
Indonesian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 16 in Surakarta, Indonesia.
Why this sport?
"This all began at school. I competed at city and provincial level. Then I met a person who noticed my impairment and suggested that I should join the National Paralympic Committee [NPC] Indonesia training camp."
Club / Team
Central Java: Indonesia
Name of coach
Slamet Widodo [national], INA; Purwo Adi Sanyoto [national], INA

General interest

Hobbies
Sports. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
His mother. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt, Italian motorcycle racer Valentino Rossi. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (suaramerdekasolo.com, 24 Jun 2019)
Impairment
He was born with right side hemiplegia. (boombastis.com, 01 Aug 2018)
Other information
FUTURE PLANS
He aspires to run his own motorcycle repair shop. "I just want to race, win, and represent my country proudly. But if there's a [financial] bonus, I want to use it to open my own motorcycle repair shop." (tagar.id, 09 Oct 2018)