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Janis Juhnevics

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F33

Further personal information

Residence
Latvia
Occupation
Consultant
Languages
English, Latvian, Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began Para athletics in 2015 in Riga, Latvia.
Why this sport?
"I have always been an active person and I enjoyed athletics."
Name of coach
Inara Aperane, LAT, from 2017

International debut

Year
2018
Competing for
Latvia

General interest

Hobbies
Swimming, table tennis, watching videos on YouTube. (Athlete, 24 Mar 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2019 World Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Athlete, 24 Mar 2021)
Most influential person in career
Coach Inara Aperane. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Latvian skeleton racer Martins Dukurs. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Other sports
He has competed in arm wrestling at international level, and represented Latvia at the 2012 European Championships in Gdansk, Poland. (diena.lv, 23 May 2012)
Impairment
His impairment is the result of a traumatic brain injury. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)