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Vesa Jarvinen

Shooting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SG-L

Further personal information

Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Finnish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He first began shooting with his father on hunting expeditions, and later started practising the sport at the Pyhtaa shooting range in Kymenlaakso, Finland.
Club / Team
Sibbo Skyttegille: Finland
Name of coach
Pekka Maunula [national]; Melina Naatanen [mental]; Mikko Korpeinen [physical, nutrition]

General interest

Hobbies
Fishing. (is.fi, 25 Jul 2020)
Other sports
He has competed in able-bodied shooting at national level in Finland. (is.fi, 25 Jul 2020)
Milestones
In October 2018 he became the first shooter to win gold in the mixed PT 2 SG-L event at the world trap championships. The tournament was held for the first time in 2018 in Lonato, Italy. (paralympic.org, 08 Oct 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (is.fi, 25 Jul 2020)
Impairment
In 2009 his right foot was amputated after a rock fell on it while he was working at a quarry in Kotka, Finland. (kymensanomat.fi, 06 Oct 2018)
Other information
EDUCATION
He has studied for a master's degree in earth and forestry sciences. (is.fi, 25 Jul 2020)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Lonato 2018 World Shooting Para Sport Para Trap Championships (Lonato Del Garda, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
PT2 - Mixed Trap Qualification 2018-10-06 4
PT2 - Mixed Trap Final 2018-10-06 1