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Jamie Carter

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
T34

Further personal information

Residence
Market Rasen, ENG
Languages
English
Higher education
Sport and Recreation Studies - Grimsby Institute: England

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began competing in 2010 at the Wheelpower National Junior Games.
Why this sport?
He attended an assessment day organised by Humber Sports in England and was identified as an athlete with potential.
Club / Team
Cleethorpes Athletic Club [ENG] / Weir Archer Academy [ENG]:
Name of coach
Jenny Archer [Weir Archer Academy], GBR
Training Regime
He trains six days a week.

International debut

Year
2012
Competing for
Great Britain
Location
Nottwil, SUI

General interest

Hobbies
Watching television, spending time with family and friends, water skiing. (Facebook page, 23 Apr 2017; sportsaid.org.uk, 05 Aug 2015)
Hero / Idol
British wheelchair racer David Weir. (sportsaid.org.uk, 05 Aug 2015)
Injuries
He underwent surgery on both feet in December 2015. (Facebook page, 05 Dec 2015)
Awards and honours
He was named Young Para Sportsperson of the Year at the 2013 Lincolnshire Sports Awards in England. (marketrasenmail.co.uk, 13 Nov 2013)

He was named Sports Personality of the Year and Para Sports Personality of the Year at the 2012 North East Lincolnshire Sports Association [NELSA] Awards Ceremony in England. (thisisgrimsby.co.uk, 10 Dec 2012)

In 2011 he won the Gary Hayton Memorial Trophy for outstanding junior sporting achievement. (sporthumber.wordpress.com, 04 Aug 2011)
Other sports
He has played wheelchair basketball for the Jaguars club in Newark, England. (Facebook page, 23 Apr 2017)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (sportsaid.org.uk, 05 Aug 2015)
Impairment
He was diagnosed with cerebral palsy at age one. (marketrasenmail.co.uk, 08 Aug 2011)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m T34 Heat 1 2012-09-04 5
Men's 200 m T34 Final Round 2012-09-04 8
Men's 100 m T34 Heat 1 2012-09-08 6
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m T34 Semifinal 1 2013-07-21 10
Men's 800 m T34 Final 1 2013-07-25 7
Men's 400 m T34 Semifinal 2 2013-07-26 7
Men's 400 m T34 Final 1 2013-07-27 8