How Indonesia’s Best Paralympic Powerlifter Overcame Polio to Medal in Rio

Ni Nengah Widiasih — “Widi” for short — is one of the brightest stars in Paralympic powerlifting, having won enough medals and broken enough records that she’s even wound up sponsored by Toyota. But no, being a Toyota spokesperson isn’t he 27-year-old Indonesian’s most impressive accomplishment.  After contracting polio and losing the use of her …

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