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Egert Joesaar

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F44

Further personal information

Residence
Haapsalu, EST
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Estonian
Higher education
Computer Science - Tallinn University: Estonia

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He got involved in athletics in 2009.
Why this sport?
His uncle encouraged him to take up the sport.
Club / Team
Audentese SK: Tallinn, EST
Name of coach
Priidu Niit, EST; Mart Olman, EST

General interest

Awards and honours
In 2018, 2019 and 2020 he was named Male Athlete of the Year in Loska, Estonia. (loksalinn.ee, 01 Jan 2020)

In 2016 and 2018 he was named Male Athlete of the Year by the Estonian Association of Disabled Sports. (sport.err.ee, 11 Nov 2018; pealinn.ee, 19 Dec 2016)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (sonumitooja.ee, 14 Feb 2018)
Impairment
He has muscular dystrophy in his left leg, which is about four centimetres shorter than his right leg. (sport.err.ee, 08 Sep 2016; harjuelu.ee, 29 Jul 2016)
Other information
FILM
In 2020 he was the main focus of a film based around Para sport in Estonia titled 'Film Eesti paraspordist' [Film About Estonian Para sport]. (sonumitooja.ee, 10 Jun 2020)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F44 Final 1 2015-10-22 8
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F44 Final Round 2016-09-16 8
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F44 Final 1 2017-07-16 8