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Steven Abraham

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Languages
English
Higher education
Marine Biology - University of Papua New Guinea: Port Moresby, PNG

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in Goroka, Papua New Guinea.
Why this sport?
He was encouraged to switch from football to athletics by Papua New Guinea Para athlete Francis Kampaon.
Name of coach
Peter Pulu [national], PNG, from 2018

International debut

Year
2018
Competing for
Papua New Guinea
Tournament
Grand Prix
Location
Beijing, CHN

General interest

Hobbies
Meeting new people. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Representing Papua New Guinea in Para athletics, and winning a silver medal in the T46 100m at the 2019 Pacific Games in Samoa. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Peter Pulu. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Awards and honours
In 2019 he was named Best Sports Person With a Disability at the SP Sports Awards in Papua New Guinea. (postcourier.com.pg, 28 May 2019)
Impairment
His left arm was amputated after he was involved in a boating accident. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)