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RANGA Arun
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC India   
GenderMen
Age28
Height1.80 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Impaired range of motion
Further Personal Information
Residence
Nindana, IND
Languages
English, Hindi, Punjabi
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began powerlifting in 2011 in Bhiwani, India.
Why this sport?
"I wanted to overcome my impairment and motivate others like me."
Senior International Debut
Year
2016
Competing for
India
Location
Kuala Lumpur, MAS
General Interest
Hobbies
Cricket, watching films, listening to music. (Athlete, 14 Jul 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Placing second in the 88kg category at the 2018 World Cup in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Athlete, 14 Jul 2019; paralympic.org, 21 Feb 2018)
Most influential person in career
Coach Joginder Singh Saluja, and his family. (Athlete, 14 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
Coach Joginder Singh Saluja. (Athlete, 14 Jul 2019)
Impairment
His impairment is a result of the effects of polio, and predominantly affects his left leg. (Athlete, 14 Jul 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
30 2019 80kg 121.0
21 2021 97kg 120.0