KARMAKAR Prasanta < Back  
Sport Para Swimming
CGA India   
Gender Men
Born 08 Dec 1980 in Calcutta, IND
Weight 70 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment Acquired
Classification S9, SB9, SM9
Further Personal Information
Residence Mumbai, IND
Occupation Coach
Higher education Coaching
General Interest
Awards and honours He received the prestigious Arjuna Award in 2011. (news.nwn.in, 09 Feb 2012)
Impairment He lost his right hand in an accident. (daijiworld.com, 30 Jul 2011)
Other information NATIONAL FIRST
When he won bronze at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India, he became the first Indian para-athlete to win a Commonwealth Games medal. (indiatimes.com, 01 May 2014)