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KARMAKAR Prasanta
Sport Para swimming
NPC India   
GenderMen
Age39
Place of BirthCalcutta, 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)

Competition Highlights (historical)
ParaPan American Games
Rank Year Event Result
4 2003 50m Freestyle S10 29.18
4 2003 100m Freestyle S10 1:04.67
  2003 100m Backstroke S10  DNS
3 2003 100m Butterfly S10 1:15.51
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
18 2010 50m Freestyle S9 28.04
Commonwealth Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
3 2010 50m Freestyle S9 27.48
4 2014 100m Freestyle S9 1:04.73
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
4 2014 50m Freestyle S9 27.74 Q
8 2014 200m Individual Medley SM9  DSQ
4 2014 100m Freestyle S9 1:05.01
3 2014 100m Breaststroke SB9 1:22.07
3 2014 4 x 100m Medley Relay 34 Points 5:23.32
10 2014 100m Backstroke S9 1:21.62