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Jarrett Perry

Swimming
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Residence
Colorado Springs, CO, USA
Languages
English
Higher education
Aeronautical Engineering - University of Colorado: Colorado Springs, CO, USA

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at the age of two, and by the age of four he realised he was pretty good at it.

General interest

Ambitions
After his swimming career he wants to earn his degree, enter the field of aeronautical engineering and receive a commission from the U.S. Army. (US Paralympics, 05 Mar 2010)
Impairment
He was diagnosed at birth with Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Syndrome [TTTS], a disease in which one child receives more blood than the other through blood vessels in the placenta. As a result of the disorder, his right leg was amputated to prevent further infection. (US Paralympics, 05 Mar 2010)
Other information
RETIRED
He retired from competition in August 2011 and now works as a mentor with the US Paralympic Military Program, specifically its Warriors in Transition program. (wainwright.army.mil, 28 Oct 2011)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m Freestyle S9 Heat 2 4
Men's 400 m Freestyle S9 Final Round 7
Men's 100 m Backstroke S9 Heat 2 1
Men's 100 m Backstroke S9 Final Round 1
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB8 Heat 2 3
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB8 Final Round 4
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM9 Heat 2 3
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM9 Final Round 6
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34 pts Heat 1 4
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34 pts Final Round 7
IPC Swimming World Championships Durban 2006 (Durban, South Africa)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Freestyle S9 Heats 20
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB8 Final Round 6
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB8 Heats 8
Men's 100 m Backstroke S9 Final Round 1
Men's 100 m Backstroke S9 Heats 1
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM9 Heats 9
Men's 400 m Freestyle S9 Heats 8
Men's 400 m Freestyle S9 Final Round 7
Men's 5,000 m Open Water Final Round 12
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34 pts Final Round 3
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34 pts Heats 3
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m Freestyle S9 Heat 1 6
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB8 Heat 1 5
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB8 Final Round 8
Men's 100 m Backstroke S9 Heat 1 1
Men's 100 m Backstroke S9 Final Round 3
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM9 Heat 2 9999
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34 pts Heat 2 1
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34 pts Final Round 7