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Biography

MARTIN Jacques

Nationality Canada Flag CAN Canada
Birth Date 28/09/1960
Gender Men
Height (m / in) 1.98/6'5''
Weight (kg / lbs) 95/209
Events Inscribed   Athletics Men's Seated Discus Throw EAD
Medals Won SILVER Medal SILVER -  Men's Seated Discus Throw EAD

Date Venue Event Country - Name Results Status
22 Mar
10:00
MCG Men's Seated Discus Throw EAD
Final- Final
Canada Flag CAN  - MARTIN Jacques (2) 32.28 Completed

Place Of Birth Canada
Residence Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
Occupation Sander
International Debut 1984 (Stoke-Mandeville Games)
Coach Jean Laroche
Club Optimum
Recent Results Gold in the Men's Wheelchair Javelin Throw - 24.97 (IAAF World Championships, Helsinki, Finland, Aug-2005)
Commonwealth
Games History
has not competed
Olympic
Games History
Athens 2004 Paralympics
4th in the Discus Throw (31.10)
5th in the Javelin Throw (25.41)

Sydney 2000 Paralympics
Silver in the Discus Throw (32.71)

Atlanta 1996 Paralympics
Gold in the Discus Throw (33.24)

Barcelona 1992 Paralympics
Silver in the Javelin Throw (27.95)

Seoul 1988 Paralympics
Gold in the Shot Put (10.84)
Bronze in the Discus Throw (32.12)
Other Personal Best:
EAD Shot Put - 10.84m (Paralympic Games, Seoul, Korea, 18-Oct-1988)
EAD Seated Discus - 35.54 (Paralympic Games, Barcelona, Spain, 5-Sep-1992)
EAD Javelin - 27.95 (Paralympic Games, Barcelona, Spain, 7-Sep-1992)

Season's Best:
EAD Seated Discus - 30.98 (04-Jun-2005)

Jacques says his most memorable sporting achievement was winning three medals at Barcelona in 1992 and setting a world record in discus.

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