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Timothy Harabe

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Tari, PNG
Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2007.
Why this sport?
He was encouraged to begin powerlifting by a friend, who also had an impairment.
Club / Team
Lae Morobe Paralympic Sports: Papua New Guinea
Name of coach
Anthony King, PNG, from 2014

International debut

Year
2009
Competing for
Papua New Guinea
Location
Darwin, NT, AUS

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 19 Jul 2014)
Most influential person in career
Papua New Guinea Paralympic Committee official Bernard Chan. (Athlete, 19 Jul 2014)
Hero / Idol
Papua New Guinean swimmer Ryan Pini. (Athlete, 19 Jul 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Keep a healthy diet and train hard." (Athlete, 19 Jul 2014)
Impairment
He was diagnosed with polio as a child which resulted in paraplegia. (postcourier.com.pg, 24 Feb 2011)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2010 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 75.00kg Final 2010-07-28 9999
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -75 kg Final Round 2012-09-03 10
2014 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 80.00 kg MD Final 2014-04-08 12