SATKURIN Ziggy < Back  
Sport Para Powerlifting
CGA Papua New Guinea   
Gender Men
Born 05 May 1975 in Kiunga, PNG
Weight 59 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment Acquired
Further Personal Information
Occupation Athlete
Languages English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He began the sport in 2006 at the National Disability Resource and Advocacy Centre in Madang, Papua New Guinea.
Why this sport? He was introduced to the sport by a colleague after attending a workshop for people with an impairment.
Club / Team Parasport-Powerlifting: Port Moresby, PNG
Name of coach Anthony King, PNG
International Debut
Year 2010
Competing for Papua New Guinea
Tournament Commonwealth Games
Location Delhi, IND
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement Competing at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India. (Athlete, 19 Jul 2014)
Most influential person in career Papua New Guinean weightlifter Iwila Jacobs. (Athlete, 19 Jul 2014)
Hero / Idol Papua New Guinean swimmer Ryan Pini, Papua New Guinean weightlifter Steven Kari. (Athlete, 19 Jul 2014)
Injuries He injured his elbow ahead of the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India. It took him two weeks to recover. (Athlete, 19 Jul 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Believe in yourself to strive, achieve and succeed in competition." (Athlete, 19 Jul 2014)
Impairment In 1985 he was diagnosed with polio which resulted in paraplegia. (ndrac.weebly.com, 08 Jun 2012)