Saheb Hussain

  • Sport : Para Athletics - 100m, 200m & 400m
  • Date of Birth : 02/03/1989
  • Hometown : Kakinara, West Bengal
  • Training Base : Narayanpur Ground, Kakinara
  • Nature of Disability : Visually Impaired

SAHEB'S STORY

Saheb has been playing sports since 2004 and used to compete with able bodied athletes; as he still does. He got to know about para sports only in 2010. He occasionally plays blind cricket as well.

Hailing from a humble background, Saheb has already achieved plenty on the National circuit with 2 gold medals at the Senior National Athletics Championships in 2015 in Panchkula and Ghaziabad. The Foundation has funded his blood tests and provided him with nutrition counselling to improve his regime. He has also received the best of running apparel which is is aimed at improving his performance and taking him to the next level in his sporting journey.

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • 2 Gold medals in 200m and 100m at the Senior National Athletics Championships, Panchkula, 2015
  • 2 Gold medals in 400m and 200m at the Senior National Athletics Championships, Ghaziabad, 2015
  • Gold medal at the Senior National Athletics Championship, Bangalore, 2013

Tentative Competition Schedule till 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio (7th- 18th September)

Competition Location Date Add Event
Berlin Open - 2016 IPC Athletics Grand Prix Berlin, Germany 13th to 17th July Add to my calendar
IPC Athletics World Grand Prix Final-2016 London, Great Britain 23rd to 24th July Add to my calendar

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