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Jacob Stearns Jr

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Orlando, FL, USA
Occupation
Veteran
Languages
English
Higher education
Criminology - Florida Technical College: Orlando, FL, USA

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up powerlifting in 2013.

General interest

Impairment
He stepped on an improvised explosive device [IED] while on a combat tour with the US Marine Corps in Marjah, Afghanistan. He lost his right leg below the knee, as well as sustaining fractures and other injuries to his left leg. (teamusa.org, 28 Jul 2015)
Other information
MILITARY CAREER
From 2007 to 2012 he served as an infantry machine gunner in the US Marine Corps. (teamusa.org, 28 Jul 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2014 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 80.00 kg MD Final 2014-04-08 9999
Mexico City 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 97.00kg Final 2017-12-07 17