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Shridhar Nagappa Malagi

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S8, SB8, SM8

Further personal information

Residence
Bengaluru, IND
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Hindi, Kannada

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming in 2012 in Belgaum, India.
Why this sport?
He went to a swimming pool with some friends but did not intend to get in the pool. A coach, Umesh Kalghatgi, saw him and asked him to try. Eventually his coach offered to train him for free, so his parents agreed for him to begin swimming lessons.
Name of coach
Sharath Gayakwad [personal]

General interest

Hobbies
Hanging out with his friends, watching movies and playing video games. (allaboutbelgaum.com, 08 Jun 2018)
Impairment
He was involved in vehicular accident at age six resulting in the loss of his left arm. (allaboutbelgaum.com, 08 Jun 2018)