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Scott Jones

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Classification
F37, T37

Further personal information

Residence
Cheltenham, ENG
Occupation
Student
Languages
English

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
He took up the sport as a hobby while his mother officiated at athletic events.
Club / Team
Cheltenham Harriers: England
Name of coach
Carolyn Franks
Training Regime
He trains every day from Monday to Friday.

General interest

Hobbies
Watching sport on television, spending time with friends and family. (sport360.com, 29 Mar 2013)
Most influential person in career
His parents, his coach, his sports teachers at school. (sport360.com, 29 Mar 2013)
Hero / Idol
Every Paralympian for their dedication to their sport. (sport360.com, 29 Mar 2013)
Impairment
He experienced stroke-like symptoms in 2010 and now has right sided hemiplegia. (thepowerof10.info, 22 Jun 2013; sport360.com, 29 Mar 2013)
Other information
PRESSURE
He was not selected for the 2012 Paralympic Games in London as selectors felt that at age 14, the experience might put too much pressure on him. (sport360.com, 29 Mar 2013)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F34 Final 1 2013-07-25 1