DAWAN Fraidden < Back  
Sport Para Swimming
CGA Malaysia   
Gender Men
Born 03 Oct 1986
Height1.61 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment Acquired
Classification S10, SB9, SM10
Further Personal Information
Family Wife Bibyanna Wilhemina Janene, a son, and daughter Evangelina Mariansha [2016]
Residence Kuala Lumpur, MAS
Occupation Athlete
Languages Malay
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He learned to swim in a river near his house at age six, but almost stopped after his left leg was amputated below the knee. He began competing in Malaysia about three years after his accident in 2003.
Club / Team Sarawak: Malaysia
Name of coach Sarini Kedri [club], MAS
General Interest
Hobbies Reading, fishing. (Athlete, 14 Mar 2013)
Ambitions To become a swimming coach. (Athlete, 14 Mar 2013)
Impairment In 2000 he was living in Bintulu, a remote coastal area of Malaysia. He was collecting firewood in the jungle with his father when a large rock rolled down the slope where they were standing and crushed his left leg, resulting in amputation. (thestar.com, 23 Nov 2010; The Star Malaysia, 16 Sep 2018)