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Tim Jeffery

Shooting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Classification
SH2

Further personal information

Residence
England
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English
Higher education
Engineering - University of Nottingham: England

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began shooting at age 11.
Why this sport?
"I got into rifle shooting through the scout association. I mainly shot rifle and just did small bits of pistol on the side for fun. I was quite small and I said I'd like to have a go. People said I wouldn't be able to do it. Ever since then I was determined to prove them all wrong."
Name of coach
Mike Babb [national], GBR
Handedness
Right

General interest

Nicknames
Curls (Facebook profile, 20 Mar 2019)
Hobbies
Climbing, music. (Instagram profile, 28 Oct 2021; Facebook profile, 20 Mar 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Reaching the final of both the SH2 standing 10m air rifle and SH2 prone 10m air rifle events at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Instagram profile, 05 Sep 2021; paralympics.org.uk, 30 Aug 2021)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"This sport is about endurance; it is not a show up and win medals sort of sport." (paralympics.org.uk, 01 Sep 2021)
Awards and honours
He was named the 2013 Junior International Shooter of the Year by the Disabled Shooting Project [DSP] in Great Britain. (disabledshooting.org.uk, 21 Nov 2013)
Ambitions
To win gold at the 2024 Paralympic Games in Paris. Outside of sport, he hopes to complete a degree in psychology. (paralympics.org.uk, 01 Sep 2021; newburytoday.co.uk, 22 Jan 2021)
Impairment
He is missing his left hand. (Facebook profile, 20 Mar 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2014 IPC Shooting World Championships (Suhl, Germany)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed 10m Air Rifle standing SH2 Qualification 2014-07-21 14
Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH2 Final 2014-07-23 8
Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH2 Qualification 2014-07-23 7
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
R5 - Mixed 10 m Air Rifle Prone SH2 Qualification 2016-09-13 10
Cheongju 2018 World Shooting Para Sport Championships (Cheongju, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Team R5 - Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH2 Qualification 2018-05-05 4
Team R4 - Mixed 10m Air Rifle standing SH2 Qualification 2018-05-05 2
R9 - Mixed 50m Rifle prone SH2 Qualification 2018-05-05 28
R5 - Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH2 Qualification 2018-05-05 28
R4 - Mixed 10m Air Rifle standing SH2 Qualification 2018-05-05 19
Team R9 - Mixed 50m Rifle prone SH2 Qualification 2018-05-05 3