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NASON Samuel
Sport Para athletics
NPC Papua New Guinea   
GenderMen
Age34
Place of BirthKimbe, PNG
Height1.79 m
Weight 75 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T47
Further Personal Information
Residence
Papua New Guinea
Languages
English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up athletics at age nine while at school. He began competing in para-athletics at the 2014 Papua New Guinea Games.
Why this sport?
He enjoys running.
Club / Team
Kimbe Sports Club: Papua New Guinea
Name of coach
Samu Sasama
Senior International Debut
Year
2015
Competing for
Papua New Guinea
Location
Australia
General Interest
Hobbies
Spending time with friends. (Athlete, 03 Sep 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2016 Asia-Oceania Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Athlete, 03 Sep 2016)
Hero / Idol
Papua New Guinean sprinter Toea Wisil. (Athlete, 22 Oct 2015)
Impairment
His right forearm was amputated after he fell out of a tree in 1999. (Athlete, 22 Oct 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Round 1 2016 400m T47 53.64
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
12 2015 400m T47 56.58
13 2015 100m T47 12.79
Commonwealth Games
Rank Year Event Result
6 2018 100m T47 12.75