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Heather Jameson

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T37, F37

Further personal information

Residence
Dublin, IRL
Occupation
Student
Languages
English
Higher education
Exercise Science, Sport Studies - Dundalk Institute of Technology: Ireland

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up athletics at age 11.
Club / Team
Cushinstown Athletic Club: Ireland
Name of coach
James Nolan [national], IRL

General interest

Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never give up." (herald.ie, 28 Mar 2013)
Awards and honours
She received the Girls International Athlete Award at the 2013 Meath Annual Awards Night in Navan, Ireland. (independent.ie, 11 Dec 2013)
Impairment
She was born with cerebral palsy. (setanta.com, 21 Aug 2012)
Other information
YOUNGEST
At age 15 she was the youngest member of the Ireland team at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (setanta.com, 21 Aug 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Long Jump F37/38 Final Round 2012-08-31 7
Women's 100 m T37 Heat 2 2012-09-02 7
Women's 200 m T37 Heat 1 2012-09-05 7
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m T37 Semifinal 1 2013-07-21 13
Women's 100 m T37 Semifinal 1 2013-07-23 12
Women's Long Jump T37/38 Final 1 2013-07-26 8