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Jeroen Teeuwen

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Classification
T63, F63

Further personal information

Residence
Lisserbroek, NED
Occupation
Production Worker

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 16.
Why this sport?
He was active as an able-bodied athlete until age 12. Following his amputation, he wanted to remain active and decided to start running again with the AV Hollandia club in the Netherlands. He initially tried sprint events and long jump before being encouraged to try high jump because of his height.
Club / Team
AV De Spartaan: Lisse, NED
Name of coach
Guido Bonsen [national], NED; Arno Mul [national], NED

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Qualifying for the 2015 World Championships in Doha, Qatar. (NPC media guide, 20 Oct 2015)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (NPC media guide, 20 Oct 2015)
Impairment
His left leg was amputated at age 16. (atletiekunie.nl, 01 Nov 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's High Jump T42 Final 1 2015-10-22 10
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's High Jump T42 Final Round 2016-09-09 7