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Josh Roberts

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T52

Further personal information

Higher education
Wallace State Community College: United States

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2006 at the Lakeshore Foundation training site in Birmingham, AL, United States of America.
Why this sport?
He became interested in sports while employed at Lakeshore.
Club / Team
Lakeshore Foundation: Birmingham, AL, USA

International debut

Year
2007
Competing for
United States
Location
Rio de Janeiro, BRA

General interest

Other sports
He has competed in wheelchair rugby for the Lakeshore Demolition team in Birmingham, AL, United States of America. (lakeshore.org, 01 Jan 2012)
Impairment
He was involved in a car accident in 2002, which resulted in tetraplegia. (njeffersonnews.com, 06 Sep 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T52 Final Round 7
Men's 200 m T52 Final Round 9
Men's 400 m T52 Heat 2 5
Men's 800 m T52 Heat 2 5
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m T52 Final 2011-01-23 9999
Men's 100 m T52 Final 2011-01-24 6
Men's 400 m T52 Final 2011-01-27 7
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T52 Final Round 2012-09-02 6
Men's 100 m T52 Heat 1 2012-09-02 3
Men's 400 m T52 Final Round 2012-09-03 4
Men's 400 m T52 Heat 1 2012-09-03 4
Men's 800 m T52 Final Round 2012-09-07 8
Men's 200 m T52 Final Round 2012-09-08 8
Men's 200 m T52 Heat 2 2012-09-08 5
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m T52 Heat 2 2015-10-30 7
Men's 400 m T52 Final 1 2015-10-31 7
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T52 Heat 2 2016-09-09 4
Men's 100 m T52 Final Round 2016-09-10 8
Men's 1500 m T52 Final Round 2016-09-15 9