Participants

Jake LAPPIN

Jake LAPPIN
    Athletics
Birth Date:  11 Sep 1992
Place of Birth:  MOONEE PONDS
Country of birth:  AUS
Age:  25
Gender:   Men
Sport Class
T54

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
ATH Athletics Men's T54 1500m 3 Bronze
Men's T54 Marathon 6

Jake LAPPIN - Records

Record Event Mark Date Location
GR Men's T54 1500m Rnd 1 - Ht 1 3:11.72 9 April, 2018 Gold Coast (AUS)

Jake LAPPIN - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Mon, 9 Apr 12:00
Men's T54 1500m Round 1 - Heat 1
Finished
Tue, 10 Apr 20:27
Gold Medal Event Men's T54 1500m Final
Finished
Sun, 15 Apr 6:10
Gold Medal Event Men's T54 Marathon Final
Finished

Legend

GR: Commonwealth Games Record

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2010 Delhi, IND Men's 1500m T54 7 3:24.26

Paralympic Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Men's 400m T54 3r1h3 48.88
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Men's 800m T54 DNS r1h1 -
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Men's 1500m T56 4r1h2 3:06.73
2012 London, GBR Men's 400m T54 DQ r1h1 -
2012 London, GBR Men's 800m T54 7r1h1 1:41.23

World Championships
YearLocationEventRankResult
2017 London, GBR Men's 1500m T54 10 3:17.14
2017 London, GBR Men's 400m T54 4r1h3 48.63
2017 London, GBR Men's 5000m T54 DNS -
2015 Doha, QAT Men's 400m T54 6r1h1 50.01
2015 Doha, QAT Men's 800m T54 8s2 1:41.05
2015 Doha, QAT Men's 1500m T54 9 3:06.72
2013 Lyon, FRA Men's 1500m T54 8s1 3:08.20
2013 Lyon, FRA Men's 400m T54 7s1 50.00
2013 Lyon, FRA Men's 800m T54 5 1:41.08
2013 Lyon, FRA Men's 4 x 400m Relay T53/54 DNF -
2011 Christchurch, NZL Men's 1500m T54 10 3:50.27
2011 Christchurch, NZL Men's 400m T54 6s2 49.84
2011 Christchurch, NZL Men's 800m T54 4r1h2 1:42.37

Hobbies

Playing guitar and drums (paralympic.org.au, Jun 2017)


Occupation: Student
Languages spoken: English
Coach

PERSONAL: Fred PERIAC (FRA/AUS)


Reason: Met Australian wheelchair racer, Kurt FEARNLEY, and inspired to begin training in 2007. (paralymic.org, May 2017)
Ambition: Own a gym. In 10 years, hopes to be competing at such a level that he is able to beat the times of his role model, five-time Paralympian Kurt FEARNLEY. (paralympic.org.au, May 2016)
Memorable: Reaching 800m final at 2013 IPC Athletics World Championships in Lyon, France. (paralympic.org.au, May 2017) Selection for Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games and breaking Australian record for T54 200m. (Facebook page, 11 Sep 2015)
Ritual: "Heaps of caffeine." (Athlete, 17 Feb 2018)
Additional information

IMPAIRMENT DETAILS
Born with abdominal and spinal problems and right leg limb deficiency.


DISAPPOINTMENT 
Illness meant he competed in only two events at Rio 2016 Paralympic Games; his withdrawal meant Australian 4x400m relay team could not compete in final. (paralympic.org.au, 2016)


Social Media

Legend

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

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