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Joyleen Jeffrey

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T12

Further personal information

Residence
Papua New Guinea
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began the sport in 2004.
Why this sport?
She liked it from the beginning.
Club / Team
Wewak Provincial Sports Club: Papua New Guinea
Name of coach
Peter Agula

General interest

Nicknames
Joy (athletics.com.au, 05 Mar 2015)
Hobbies
Music. (Athlete, 02 Sep 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning the T12 200m final and winning bronze in the T12 100m final at the 2016 Grand Prix event in Beijing, People's Republic of China. (Athlete, 02 Sep 2016)
Most influential person in career
"Dr. Kefu Ma, who encouraged me and took me to attend many competitions." (Athlete, 02 Sep 2016)
Awards and honours
She was Papua New Guinea's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (myinfo.rio2016.com, 06 Sep 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T12 Heat 4 9999
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T12 Heat 2 2016-09-08 3
Women's 200 m T12 Heat 1 2016-09-11 4