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IGE Jeffrey
Sport Para athletics
NPC Sweden   
GenderMen
Age34
Place of BirthStockholm, SWE
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
F20
Further Personal Information
Residence
Stockholm, SWE
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Swedish
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up athletics in 2000.
Club / Team
Huddinge AIS : Stockholm, SWE
Name of coach
Magnus Olsson [national], SWE
Senior International Debut
Year
2003
Competing for
Sweden
General Interest
Nicknames
Champ (Facebook profile, 03 Jul 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 22 Oct 2015)
Most influential person in career
Coach Hans Almstrom. (Athlete, 22 Oct 2015)
Injuries
He broke his leg in 2013. (Facebook profile, 20 May 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"There is always something to learn." (Athlete, 22 Oct 2015)
Awards and honours
He received the 2013 Sportspegel Award from the Swedish sports television programme Sportspegeln, at the Swedish Sports Gala. (svt.se, 15 Jan 2013)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (fub.se, 04 Oct 2016)
Impairment
He was born with an intellectual impairment. (Athlete, 22 Oct 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
2 2012 Shot Put F20 15.50
5 2016 Shot Put F20 15.30
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2011 Shot Put F20 13.75
2 2013 Shot Put F20 15.28
4 2015 Shot Put F20 14.73
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2014 Shot Put F20 15.49
3 2016 Shot Put F20 15.01
2 2018 Shot Put F20 14.59