Participants

Jade JONES

Jade JONES
    Athletics
Birth Date:  04 Jan 1996
Place of Birth:  MIDDLESBROUGH
Country of birth:  GBR
Age:  22
Gender:   Female
Sport Class
T54

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
ATH Athletics Women's T54 Marathon 3 Bronze

Jade JONES - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Sun, 15 Apr 6:10
Gold Medal Event Women's T54 Marathon Final
Finished

Biographical Information


Nickname: JJ (Athlete, 6 Dec 2010)
Occupation: Student (Athlete, Jan 2018)
Education: Law at Teesside University, Middlesbrough, England
Coach

PERSONAL: Ian THOMPSON (GBR) (englandathletics.org, Nov 2017)


Other sports

Silver in the Paratriathlon Hand Cycle (PTHC) category at World Para Triathlon Series event in Yokohama, Japan, in 2017. (britishtriathlon.org, 13 May 2017)


Reason: Met Tanni GREY-THOMPSON and Ian THOMPSON at school sports meeting in 2008. They encouraged her to try the sport. (Paralympic.org, Jan 2018)
Ambition: Medal from triathlon or marathon at Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. Become more competitive over the marathon distance. (Athlete, Jan 2018)
Memorable: Representing Great Britain at home at first Paralympics (London 2012); first senior medal, at Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. Becoming European triathlon champion in 2017, silver at world championships later that year. (Athlete, Jan 2018)
Influence: Ian THOMPSON (GBR) and Tanni GREY-THOMPSON (GBR). "Everything I have learned has come from their experience, which is amazing.â€? (Athlete, Jan 2018)
Additional information

IMPAIRMENT DETAILS
Focal femur deficiency, meaning she was born without top half of right leg. Foot amputated in 2006. (gazettelive.co.uk, 06 Feb 2010)


COMMONWEALTH GAMES
Bronze in T54 1500m at Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. (paralympic.org, Nov 2017)


GIFTED
Competing in two sports, triathlon and marathon. (Athlete, Jan 2018)


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Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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