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Jun Haruta

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T64

Further personal information

Residence
Shizuoka, JPN
Languages
Japanese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began running with a prosthetic leg at age 24.
Why this sport?
He had been a runner since he was a child. A prosthetic technician suggested he take up Para athletics.
Club / Team
Xiborg: Japan

International debut

Year
2009

General interest

Awards and honours
He received an Award for Encouragement at the 2011 Ningen Ryoku Grand Awards Ceremony, organised by Junior Chamber Japan. (ymfs.jp, 03 Oct 2011)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (projectdesign.jp, 01 Jun 2016)
Impairment
He had his left leg amputated at age 15 after being diagnosed with osteosarcoma [bone cancer]. (Athlete, 16 Aug 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m T44 Heat 2 2011-01-23 5
Men's 100 m T44 Heat 2 2011-01-25 5
Men's 4x100 m T42-46 Final 2011-01-29 5
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 4x100 m T42-46 Final Round 2012-09-05 4
Men's 100 m T44 Heat 3 2012-09-05 6