KAMIS Adam < Back  
Sport Para Athletics
CGA Singapore   
Gender Men
Born 11 Jul 1979
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment Acquired
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He began competing seriously in 2008.
Why this sport? His doctor advised him to do some jogging in preparation for an operation.
International Debut
Year 2009
Competing for Singapore
Location Darwin, NT, AUS
General Interest
Nicknames One Arm Runner (tnp.sg, 09 Oct 2015)
Most influential person in career His mother. (youngtalents.sg, 10 May 2013)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Dream big and everything is possible. This is because what you want to do and what you can do, is only limited by your dreams." (youngtalents.sg, 10 May 2013)
Impairment He was involved in a motorcycle accident in Singapore in 2003 after swerving to avoid a dog that had run out into the road. After hitting some metal railings, his right arm was completely severed from the shoulder down and his left arm was paralysed after he landed awkwardly and damaged nerves. (straitstimes.com, 20 Jun 2016)
Other information JAIL TIME
In June 2016 he was sentenced to 38 months in prison in Singapore for vice-related offences. (straitstimes.com, 27 Jun 2016)