Jackie Keith Marciano
Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
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.
Most influential person in career
His mother. (novanewsnow.com, 28 Dec 2013)
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)
|Men's 200 m T44||Semifinal 1||2013-07-20||9|
|Men's 400 m T44||Semifinal 1||2013-07-25||6|
|Men's 400 m T44||Final 1||2013-07-26||5|