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SATKURIN Ziggy
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Papua New Guinea   
GenderMen
Age47
Place of BirthKiunga, PNG
Weight 59 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 2006 at the National Disability Resource and Advocacy Centre in Madang, Papua New Guinea.
Why this sport?
He was introduced to the sport by a colleague after attending a workshop for people with an impairment.
Club / Team
Parasport-Powerlifting: Port Moresby, PNG
Name of coach
Anthony King, PNG
Senior International Debut
Year
2010
Competing for
Papua New Guinea
Tournament
Commonwealth Games
Location
Delhi, IND
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India. (Athlete, 19 Jul 2014)
Most influential person in career
Papua New Guinean weightlifter Iwila Jacobs. (Athlete, 19 Jul 2014)
Hero / Idol
Papua New Guinean swimmer Ryan Pini, Papua New Guinean weightlifter Steven Kari. (Athlete, 19 Jul 2014)
Injuries
He injured his elbow ahead of the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India. It took him two weeks to recover. (Athlete, 19 Jul 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Believe in yourself to strive, achieve and succeed in competition." (Athlete, 19 Jul 2014)
Impairment
In 1985 he was diagnosed with polio which resulted in paraplegia. (ndrac.weebly.com, 08 Jun 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
  2014 59kg  NoM
Commonwealth Games
Rank Year Event Result
19 2010 Bench Press 132.8
7 2014 Bench Press Lightweight 151.1