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Yahya

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Classification
F44

Further personal information

Languages
Indonesian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He first joined the South Kalimantan Paralympic Committee in 2010. He began competing at national level at the 2012 National Paralympic Week in Riau, Indonesia.
Why this sport?
An official from the South Kalimantan Paralympic Committee introduced him to competitive Para athletics. "I didn't think I would be able to compete at international events. He was just motivating me to keep on practising and competing. Although, back then I was also motivated to succeed like my colleagues and seniors."
Club / Team
Kalimantan Selatan: Indonesia

General interest

Sporting philosophy / motto
"Do not give up easily. There is no success without effort and struggle." (metrokalimantan.com, 02 Apr 2018)