HARABE Timothy < Back  
Sport Para Powerlifting
CGA Papua New Guinea   
Gender Men
Born 13 Apr 1976 in Tari, PNG
Weight 80 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment Acquired
Further Personal Information
Residence Tari, PNG
Languages English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He took up the sport in 2007.
Why this sport? He was encouraged to begin powerlifting by a friend, who also had an impairment.
Club / Team Lae Morobe Paralympic Sports: Papua New Guinea
Name of coach Anthony King, PNG, from 2014
International Debut
Year 2009
Competing for Papua New Guinea
Location Darwin, NT, AUS
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement Competing at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 19 Jul 2014)
Most influential person in career Papua New Guinea Paralympic Committee official Bernard Chan. (Athlete, 19 Jul 2014)
Hero / Idol Papua New Guinean swimmer Ryan Pini. (Athlete, 19 Jul 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Keep a healthy diet and train hard." (Athlete, 19 Jul 2014)
Impairment He was diagnosed with polio as a child which resulted in paraplegia. (postcourier.com.pg, 24 Feb 2011)