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MARCIANO Jackie
Sport Para athletics
NPC Canada   
GenderMen
Age29
Place of BirthBrookline, MA, USA
Height1.77 m
Weight 79 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T44
Further Personal Information
Languages
English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up para-athletics in 2011.
Why this sport?
He was jogging one day when para-athletics coach Ueli Alberts drove past. He stopped the car and asked Marciano if he wanted to be a track and field athlete.
General Interest
Most influential person in career
His mother. (novanewsnow.com, 28 Dec 2013)
Impairment
His right leg was amputated below the knee at age nine after he fell while trying to jump between train cars. He spent a total of eight months in hospital. (novanewsnow.com, 28 Dec 2013; thechronicleherald.ca, 11 Jun 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Semifinal 2013 200m T44 24.13
5 2013 400m T44 53.22