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HARABE Timothy
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Papua New Guinea   
Place of BirthTari, PNG
Weight 80 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Further Personal Information
Tari, PNG
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2007.
Why this sport?
He was encouraged to begin powerlifting by a friend, who also had an impairment.
Club / Team
Lae Morobe Paralympic Sports: Papua New Guinea
Name of coach
Anthony King, PNG, from 2014
Senior International Debut
Competing for
Papua New Guinea
Darwin, NT, AUS
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 19 Jul 2014)
Most influential person in career
Papua New Guinea Paralympic Committee official Bernard Chan. (Athlete, 19 Jul 2014)
Hero / Idol
Papua New Guinean swimmer Ryan Pini. (Athlete, 19 Jul 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Keep a healthy diet and train hard." (Athlete, 19 Jul 2014)
He was diagnosed with polio as a child which resulted in paraplegia. (, 24 Feb 2011)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
10 2012 75kg 160
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
16 2010 75kg 145.0
12 2014 80kg 175.0
Commonwealth Games
Rank Year Event Result
14 2010 Bench Press 149.7
  2014 Bench Press Heavyweight  NoM