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Ekkachai Janthon

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T54

Further personal information

Languages
Thai

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 1997.
Why this sport?
He loved wheelchair racing.
Name of coach
Suphot Phengphum [national]

International debut

Year
2004
Competing for
Thailand

General interest

Nicknames
Ekka (Facebook profile, 07 Sep 2019)
Impairment
His impairment is the result of the effects of polio contracted at age one. (Athlete, 14 Jul 2017; indcatholicnews.com, 2003)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T54 Heat 1 6
Men's Marathon T54 Final Round 22
Men's 1500 m T54 Heat 4 5
Men's 800 m T54 Heat 3 5
Men's 200 m T54 Heat 2 5
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Marathon T54 Final Round 19
Men's 5000 m T54 Heat 1 7
Men's 1500 m T54 Heat 3 6
Men's 1500 m T54 Heat 5 3
Men's 400 m T54 Heat 4 6
Men's 100 m T54 Heat 1 5
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 800 m T54 Heat 3 2011-01-22 8
Men's 5000 m T53/54 Heat 3 2011-01-24 7
Men's 400 m T54 Heat 3 2011-01-27 6
Men's Marathon T53/54 Final 2011-01-30 22
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 5000 m T54 Semifinal 1 2013-07-23 15
Men's 1500 m T54 Semifinal 2 2013-07-25 5
Men's 1500 m T54 Final 1 2013-07-26 9
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m T54 Heat 2 2015-10-22 10
Men's 100 m T54 Heat 3 2015-10-25 19
Men's 400 m T54 Heat 1 2015-10-27 23
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m T54 Heat 3 2016-09-11 6
Men's 100 m T54 Heat 3 2016-09-16 5
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T54 Heat 2 2017-07-14 10
Men's 200 m T54 Heat 2 2017-07-18 13