Participants

Akeem STEWART

Akeem STEWART
Birth Date:  04 Jul 1992
Place of Birth:  SCABOROUGH
Country of birth:  TTO
Age:  25
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  193
Weight (Kg):  144

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
ATH Athletics Men's Shot Put 9
Men's Discus Throw  

Akeem STEWART - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Sun, 8 Apr 16:35
Men's Shot Put Qualifying Round - Group B
Finished
Mon, 9 Apr 20:25
Gold Medal Event Men's Shot Put Final
Finished
Thu, 12 Apr 10:00
Men's Discus Throw Qualifying Round - Group A
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
World Championships
YearLocationEventRankResult
2017 London, GBR Men's Shot Put F44 1 19.08
2017 London, GBR Men's Discus Throw F44 5 56.53
2017 London, GBR Men's Javelin Throw F44 1 57.61

Coach

PERSONAL: Wade FRANKLIN (paralympic.org, 27 Mar 2018)


Sporting relatives

Father, Wayne STEWART, was a national rugby player. (archives.newsday.co.tt, 22 Sep 2016)


Other sports

Has represented Trinidad and Tobago in shot put, discus and javelin (paralympic.org, 27 Mar 2018)


Injuries

Knee and finger injuries between 2011 and 2016. (Athlete, 5 Sep 2016)


Ambition: "Tokyo 2020 (Paralympics), I'm going with the expectation to win all three events in world records." (archives.newsday.co.tt, 22 Sep 2018)
Memorable: Winning gold and setting a world record at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. (paralympic.org, 27 Mar 2018)
Hero: US shot putter, Brian OLDFIELD (paralympic.org, 27 Mar 2018)
Influence: "Without my father, I don’t know where I would be, I might not be in sports." (archives.newsday.co.tt, 22 Sep 2016)
Additional information

IMPAIRMENT DETAILS
Congenital leg-length difference. (paralympic.org, 28 Mar 2018)


RECORD THROW
Broke the previous F43 shot put world record by almost five metres at the World Para Championships in London in July 2017, with a throw of 19.08m. (paralympic.org, 23 Jul 2017)


FLAG DUTIES
Trinidad and Tobago's flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. (paralympic.org, 27 Mar 2018)


OLYMPIC WINS
Won gold in the F42-44 javelin and silver in the F43-44 discus at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. (paralympic.org, 27 Mar 2018)



Legend

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

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