Ashwin Raphaël Singh
Deo et Patriae (For GOD AND COUNTRY)
The man who after a terrible motorbike accident, was for a long time between life and death and overcoming the physical and emotional hurdles to establish himself as an entrepreneur, philanthropist, salsa dancer and a refined para-athlete, winning multiple gold medals in the Australian University Games and the Victorian Athletics Championships and currently training for his debut in the 2018 Commonwealth Games. You can reach out to him on firstname.lastname@example.org
RUN THE GOOD RACE OF FAITH
But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint. (ISAIAH 40:31)
Ashwin has recently been awarded the 2017 Jagajaga Community Sports Award for his achievements and contribution to athletics in the electoral community of Jagajaga (north-eastern suburbs of Melbourne).
INTERVIEW ON RADIO 89.9 LIGHTFM
Ashwin was live on a very popular radio station, talking about his motorbike accident, his road to recovery and his athletics journey for the Commonwealth Games. A link to its podcast is given in the accompanying text.
VICTORY DESPITE INJURY IN 2017
Ashwin is very much accustomed to serious shin splints because of his brachial plexus injury. Despite the shin splints, he managed to bag a silver and a bronze medal in the 2017 Victorian Athletic Chamionships.
NEXT GOAL: 2018 COMMONWEALTH GAMES
The Commonwealth Games are every athlete's dream and Australia has been the highest achieving team for twelve games. Ashwin wishes to continue the legacy this year by participating in the 2018 Commonwealth Games and aiming to win a gold in the T46 100m race. You can learn more about Ashwin's training and support him on social media with the hashtag 'theflashwin' (#theflashwin)
GOLD MEDAL HAUL AT THE AUSTRALIAN UNIVERSITY GAMES
Ashwin has won a total of 14 gold medals from 3 consecutive Australian University Games in 2014, 2015 and 2016. This achievement even got him nominated for the 2015 and 2016 Leader Sports Star award in his local Heidelberg Council.
Anula Costa (Head Coach)
A level 4 coach endorsed by Athletics Australia, Anula trains Ashwin to go beyond his skill level and coming out a winner.She knows very well how to handle Ashwin's physical disability and the best way to overcome them and prevent any injury.
Stephanie Marie (Strength/Fitness Coach)
Perry Adams (Functional Strength/Conditioning Coach)
Melbourne Institute of Massage Therapy
Takes care and looks after Ashwin's body recovery after his exhausting training schedule by providing remedial therapy, myotherapy and functional taping.
Takes care of Ashwin's physical strength in his upper body, core and lower body. Training him for a more powerful push for an explosive print start and a faster pumping of the arms for an even faster sprint, they keep in mind to make Ashwin reach his goal and potential.
Ashwin would like to acknowledge his corporate sponsors and supporters who helped him follow his dream and endeavours to succeed in his sport and encourage him to go the next higher level.
Anytime Fitness, Heidelberg
Manhor Mens Grooming
Would you like to join hands as a supporter or a corporate sponsor and be a part of Ashwin's journey?