17 July 1984 |
|Updated on 17 July 2012.|
Agus Ngaimin (also Agus Ngaiman; born 17 August 1984) is an Indonesian Paralympic swimmer.
Ngaimin first competed at the national level in 2004 at the age of 20, during the 12th annual National Disabled Sports Week (Pekan Olahraga Cacat Nasional) in Palembang, winning a gold medal. He used his financial reward for the win to improve his training, while part of it was set aside for land investment. He generally competes in the 100-metre event, and in the S6 Class, defined by Jane Buckley of Sporting Wheelies as full use of arms and hands, as well as some trunk control, but no useful leg muscles; the class also includes "Swimmers with coordination problems ... Swimmers with major limb loss of 2 limbs; Little People / Dwarfs."
Ngaimin won a gold medal at the 2006 FESPIC Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. At the 2010 Asian Para Games in Guangzhou, Ngaimin won a silver. At the 2011 ASEAN ParaGames in Surakarta, Ngaimin won five gold medals. The national team's manager, Dimin BA, described Ngaimin as one of the team's more dependable athletes. During the competition he set a regional record for the S6 100-metre freestyle event.
In June 2012 he began training to represent Indonesia at the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, together with two other athletics competitors, a powerlifter, a swimmer, and a table tennis player; As of 16 July 2012[update] Ngaimin had been selected after his performance in Guangzhou. Ngaiman is one of three athletes confirmed to be participating in the Paralympics: the other two are Ni Nengah Widiasih (powerlifting), and David Jacobs (table tennis). As of 21 May 2012[update], he has one child.
- Harian Jogja 2011, Ngaimin disiapkan.
- Antara 2012, Agus Ngaimin targetkan.
- Lodra 2012, Penantian delapan tahun.
- Buckley 2011, Understanding Classification.
- Kompas 2010, Indonesia Raih 1 Emas.
- Metro TV 2011, Perenang Agus Ngaimin.
- The Jakarta Post 2011, More new records.
- Afriatni 2012, Indonesia to Send.
- Antara 2012, NPC Pertanyakan SK.
- "Agus Ngaimin targetkan perunggu di London" [Agus Ngaimin Aiming for Bronze in London]. Antara (in Indonesian). 21 May 2012. Archived from the original on 17 July 2012. Retrieved 17 July 2012.
- Afriatni, Ami (21 May 2012). "Indonesia to Send Fewer Athletes to London Paralympics Than Hoped". The Jakarta Globe. Archived from the original on 14 July 2012. Retrieved 14 July 2012.
- Buckley, Jane (2011). "Understanding Classification: A Guide to the Classification Systems used in Paralympic Sports". Retrieved 12 November 2011.
- "Indonesia Raih 1 Emas di Asian Paragames" [Indonesia Wins 1 Gold at the Asian Para Games]. Kompas (in Indonesian). 21 December 2010. Archived from the original on 17 July 2012. Retrieved 17 July 2012.
- Lodra, Mohammad Baghendra (21 May 2012). "Penantian delapan tahun Agus Ngaimin" [Agus Ngaimin's Eight Year Wait]. Antara (in Indonesian). Archived from the original on 17 July 2012. Retrieved 17 July 2012.
- "More new records set in track and field, pool". The Jakarta Post. 19 December 2011. Archived from the original on 14 July 2012. Retrieved 14 July 2012.
- "Ngaimin disiapkan untuk Paralimpyc [sic] di London" [Ngaimin Prepared for Paralympics in London]. Harian Jogja (in Indonesian). 30 November 2011. Archived from the original on 17 July 2012. Retrieved 17 July 2012.
- "NPC Pertanyakan SK Pelatnas Paralympic" [NPC Awaits Letter from National Paralympics Trainer]. Antara (in Indonesian). 16 July 2012. Archived from the original on 16 July 2012. Retrieved 16 July 2012.
- "Perenang Agus Ngaimin-Musa Karubaba Masing-masing Raih 5 Emas" [Swimmers Agus Ngaimin-Musa Karubaba Each Win Five Gold] (in Indonesian). Metro TV. 19 December 2011. Archived from the original on 17 July 2012. Retrieved 17 July 2012.