Shridhar Malagi

  • Sport : Swimming
  • Date of Birth : 20/05/1990
  • Hometown : Belagavi, Karnataka
  • Training Base : JNMC, Rotary Swimming Pool
  • Nature of Disability : Amputated Right hand

SHRIDHAR'S STORY

Shridhar met with an accident at the age of 12 while travelling with his grandad in an auto rickshaw, the drunk driver drove into the divider leading to Shridhar injuring his left arm, which caused the eventual amputation. He started swimming in 2012 at a corporation pool in his area near his house and has continued since then.

Shridhar won 5 Gold medals at the 2017 National Para Swimming Championships in Jaipur. With a total of 27 medals won at the National level, including 20 Gold, 5 Silver and 1 Bronze medal, he could be the swimmer to watch out for at international tournaments such as the Paralympics in 2020.

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • 5 Gold medals at the National Para Swimming Championships, Udaipur, 2017
  • Silver medal – 100m Breaststroke at the Asian Youth Para Games, Dubai, 2017
  • Bronze medals – 100m Butterfly & 200m Individual medley at the Asian Youth Para Games, Dubai, 2017

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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