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CHAUDHARY Sachin
Sport Para powerlifting, Weightlifting
NPC India   
GenderMale
Age38
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Residence
Meerut, IND
Languages
English, Hindi
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began powerlifting in 2003 in Meerut, India.
Why this sport?
"I have good upper body strength, so that's why I started the sport."
Senior International Debut
Year
2005
Competing for
India
General Interest
Hobbies
Sport. (Athlete, 10 Jul 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the heavyweight category at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, QLD, Australia. (Athlete, 10 Jul 2019)
Most influential person in career
His parents. (Athlete, 10 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
US boxer Muhammad Ali. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Go beyond the limits." (Athlete, 05 Dec 2017)
Impairment
His impairment is a result of the effects of polio. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2017)
Other information
SANCTION
He tested positive for the banned substance methandienone and elevated levels of testosterone at an out-of-competition test in June 2014 and was given a two-year suspension. (hindustantimes.com, 10 Apr 2018; insidethegames.biz, 27 Jul 2014)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games - Para powerlifting
Rank Year Event Result
9 2012 82.5kg 187
World Championships - Para powerlifting
Rank Year Event Result
5 2010 82.5kg 190.0
5 2017 88kg 203.0
14 2019 107kg 180.0
7 2021 97kg 202.0
Commonwealth Games - Para powerlifting
Rank Year Event Result
12 2006 Bench Press 152.10
8 2010 Bench Press 174.8
3 2018 Bench Press Heavyweight 181.0
Asian Para Games - Para powerlifting
Rank Year Event Result
6 2018 88kg 181