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AUNGLES Jesse
Sport Para swimming
NPC Australia   
GenderMen
Age23
Place of BirthAdelaide, AUS
Height1.80 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S8, SB7, SM8
Further Personal Information
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He first tried the sport at the Come and Try races organised by Swimming South Australia. He took part in his first competition at age nine.
Why this sport?
"I loved the water as a baby. It is a great sport that uses a lot of the muscles in my body. I can do it without being encumbered with prosthetic legs or a wheelchair."
Club / Team
Marion Swimming Club: Adelaide, SA, AUS
Name of coach
Brendan Keogh [national]
General Interest
Impairment
His right leg was malformed, which meant one femur was 10% shorter than the other and finished at the knee. His left leg was missing the fibula bone, the ankle, and he had only one toe on the foot. His left foot was amputated and his hip reconstructed at age one. (novita.org.au, 03 Sep 2011)
Other information
ROAD TO RIO
He was selected for the 2016 South Australian Sports Institute [SASI] Individual Athlete Programme. The scholarship aims to support and work with athletes ahead of the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (asi.sa.gov.au, 22 Dec 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
8 2016 400m Freestyle S8 4:48.23
7 2016 100m Butterfly S8 1:06.60
7 2016 100m Backstroke S8 1:09.47 
6 2016 200m Individual Medley SM8 2:28.96 
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Heats 2015 100m Butterfly S8 1:06.26
5 2015 200m Individual Medley SM8 2:27.94
6 2015 400m Freestyle S8 4:43.45
6 2015 100m Backstroke S8 1:08.08
4 2015 4 x 100m Medley Relay 34 Points 4:19.67
Commonwealth Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
2 2014 200m Individual Medley SM8 2:31.25
1 2018 200m Individual Medley SM8 2:30.77