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Jason Irving

Athletics | Powerlifting
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Biography

Further personal information

Residence
Manchester, ENG
Occupation
Finance

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He started lifting in 1992.
Why this sport?
He participated in an event and then was asked to try out for the national team.
Club / Team
Stockport Arnies: Stockport, ENG
Name of coach
Nicola Vaughan-Ellis
Training Regime
He does four weight sessions, three cardio sessions and one pool session each week.

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a silver medal at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne. Holding the 56kg European record of 177.5 kg. (britishweightlifting.org, 28 Jun 2011)
Injuries
In 2010 he had surgery that kept him out of competition for nine months. (insideworldparasport.biz, 03 Feb 2011)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships Birmingham 1998 (Birmingham, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F40 Final Round 5
Men's Discus Throw F40 Final Round 4
Men's Javelin F40 Final Round 2
IPC Powerlifting World Championships Kuala Lumpur 2002 (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -67.5 kg Final Round 7
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -60 kg Final Round 5
IPC Powerlifting World Championships Busan 2006 (Busan, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -60 kg Final Round 6
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -56 kg Final Round 6
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -60 kg Final Round 2012-09-01 8