Joby Mathew suffers from Bilateral Proximal Femoral Focal Deficiency or in simpler terms stunted growth of the legs since birth, has been a World Arm Wrestling champion twice. What his legs could not, he has achieved with his arms and a bundle of raw courage and grit .
Recently the largest sporting event in history exclusively for athletes with dwarfism has been conducted which is termed as World Dwarf games 2013. The Event is conducted from August 3 to August 10, 2013 at Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA and was Hosted by the Dwarf Athletic Association of America . Joby Mathew participated in different categories in the World Dwarf games 2013. Due to his dedication towards his goal , He succeeded in the Dwarf games 2013 by winning 3 Gold Medals and a silver Medal . He won 3 Gold Medals in the categories of Shot put , javelin throw , discus throw and got silver medal in Badminton . He thanked all his supporters and expressed happiness as he said “i have done good job for my country so i am very happy”
|Joby Mathew Portfolio photo for the World Dwarf Games 2013|
|Joby Mathew Giving an Seminar at Tedx|
|Joby Mathew with his wife and his son|
We heartly congratulate Joby Mathew for winning 3 Gold Medals and 1 Silver Medal in the world Dwarf games . And we want to congratulate Joby Mathew once again for making India Proud .
Interview on his own words :