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Jackie Keith Marciano

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T44

Further personal information

Languages
English

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.

General interest

Most influential person in career
His mother. (novanewsnow.com, 28 Dec 2013)
Impairment
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)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
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