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Mohammad Shams Aalam Shaikh (b July 17, 1986) of Mumbai, a paraplegic with 100% disability due to spinal cord injury, successfully participated in the Navy Day Open Sea Swimming Competition 2014 under the differently-abled category, held at the Indian Naval Waterman Ship Training Centre, Colaba, Mumbai on Nov 26, 2014. He completed the 6 km open sea swimming event in 1 hr 40 min 28 sec, becoming the first paraplegic with 100% disability to do so.