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Jack Gladman

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
T38

Further personal information

Languages
English

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
He was attracted to running because he has always had good endurance. He took up the sport seriously after being encouraged by one of his school teachers.
Club / Team
Stevenage and North Herts Athletics Club: England
Name of coach
Andy Coleman [personal], GBR, from 2016

General interest

Hobbies
Supporting English football team Liverpool. (Twitter profile, 10 Apr 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"To be the best, you gotta beat the best." (Facebook profile, 22 Sep 2019)
Awards and honours
In 2014 he received the Paul Pearce Disability Award from English local newspaper The Comet. (thecomet.net, 05 Jun 2015)
Impairment
He has cerebral palsy and dyspraxia. The condition affects his coordination and movement. (thecomet.net, 05 Jun 2015)
Other information
MEDIA CAREER
He has studied for a degree in football and business media at UCFB Wembley in England. He has gone on to work as a commentator for English non-league football radio station Non League Live, and written articles for The Football Forecast website. (Facebook profile, 22 Sep 2019; LinkedIn profile, 01 Jan 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 1500 m T38 Final 1 2017-07-22 9