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Shane Hudson

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T47

Further personal information

Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 1995 at Moneague Primary School in Jamaica.
Why this sport?
He has always been interested in athletics as several members of his family are involved in the sport. He competed throughout school and was admired for his athletic ability.

International debut

Year
2010
Competing for
Jamaica

General interest

Nicknames
Oney [because he only has one arm]. (Athlete, 08 Oct 2010)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinters Asafa Powell and Usain Bolt. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
Awards and honours
He was flag bearer for Jamaica at the opening ceremony of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (myinfo.rio2016.com, 06 Sep 2016)

He received a sporting achievement award from the RJR Sports Foundation in recognition of his performance at the 2015 Parapan American Games in Toronto, ON, Canada. (jamaicaobserver.com, 15 Jan 2016)
Impairment
His left arm was amputated below the elbow due to underdevelopment. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015; jamaicaobserver.com, 22 Aug 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m T46 Semifinal 2 2013-07-21 13
Men's 400 m T46 Semifinal 1 2013-07-25 2
Men's 400 m T46 Final 1 2013-07-26 9999
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m T47 Heat 1 2015-10-22 1
Men's 400 m T47 Final 1 2015-10-23 2
Men's 200 m T47 Heat 3 2015-10-24 10
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m T47 Heat 3 2016-09-16 1
Men's 400 m T47 Final Round 2016-09-17 4
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m T47 Heat 2 2017-07-18 1
Men's 400 m T47 Final 1 2017-07-19 2