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Siti Mahmudah

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Family
One son
Residence
Semarang, INA
Languages
Indonesian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She first competed in Para powerlifting at the 2005 Indonesian National Championships in Medan.
Why this sport?
"My failure at my first national event in 2005 was the turning point. It kept me going and practising powerlifting."
Club / Team
Central Java: Indonesia
Name of coach
Coni Ruswanto [national], INA

International debut

Year
2008
Competing for
Indonesia

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal at the 2017 ASEAN Para Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2017)
Most influential person in career
Her family. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2017)
Hero / Idol
Indonesian activist Raden Adjeng Kartini. (Athlete, 04 Jan 2011)
Injuries
In 2017 she suffered an injury to her left shoulder that troubled her at the 2017 ASEAN Para Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She was still able to win gold at the event. (sindonews.com, 20 Sep 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Do not ever feel satisfied with the achievements that you have right now." (Athlete, 04 Jan 2011)
Awards and honours
She was an ambassador for the 2016 National Paralympic Week in West Java, Indonesia. (murianews.com, 06 Oct 2016)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (jpnn.com, 23 Sep 2016)
Impairment
Her impairment is the result of an accident. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's -79 kg Final Round 2016-09-12 5
Mexico City 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Up to 86.00kg Final 2017-12-02 7