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Susan Unggu

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F11, T11
Guide
Theo Sanjaya

Further personal information

Family
Husband Windu Tolango, one daughter
Residence
Manado, INA
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Indonesian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began competing at national-level events in 2012.
Why this sport?
She was encouraged to take up Para athletics by a school friend. "I was hesitant, I thought, 'Can a visually impaired person run a race?' I never wanted to be an athlete, but they said if I got involved, I could make lots of friends."
Club / Team
North Sulawesi: Indonesia

General interest

Impairment
At a young age, one night she suffered from stomach pain and was given eucalyptus oil to rub on her stomach. During the night she accidentally rubbed some of the oil into her eyes, and lost her sight as a result. (cnnindonesia.com, 21 Sep 2018)