ROBERTS Jaleen

19 Nov 1998
22
Female
T37
TACOMA, WA
 
United States of America
SPOKANE, WA
 
United States of America

Events and Medals

Discipline Event Rank Medal
ATH Athletics Women's 100m - T37 2 Silver Medal
Women's 200m - T37 6
Women's Long Jump - T37 2 Silver Medal

Schedule

Change
Start Time Location Event Status
Olympic Stadium - Track
Finished
Olympic Stadium - Track
Finished
Olympic Stadium - Long Jump
Finished
Olympic Stadium - Track
Finished
Olympic Stadium - Track
Finished

Biographical Information

Highlights

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RankEventYearLocationResult
World Championships
14x100m Universal Relay2019Dubai, UAE46.94
2Long Jump - T372019Dubai, UAE4.81
2Long Jump - T372017London, GBR4.60
3100m - T372017London, GBR13.69
3200m - T372017London, GBR28.18
4100m - T372019Dubai, UAE13.49
6400m - T372017London, GBR1:11.08
7200m - T372019Dubai, UAE28.77
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Jumpin' Jay ["My coach gave me the nickname during a long jump training session."] (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
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Watching TV series. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
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Health Education, Physical Education - Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA, USA
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English, Spanish
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ParaSport Spokane [United States]
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David Greig, from 2017
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She has wrestled at state level for Kent-Meridian High School in Kent, WA, United States of America. (kentreporter.com, 12 Jan 2017)
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2017 for United States, World Championships in London, Great Britain (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
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She grew up playing a variety of sports including basketball, football, wrestling, and athletics in Kent, WA, United States of America. She took up Para sports in 2017 in Spokane, WA, United States of America. (teamusa.org, 27 Aug 2019; sportlio.com, 18 Jun 2019; kentreporter.com, 12 Jan 2017)
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She was introduced to Para athletics by coaches Teresa Skinner and David Greig. "The biggest sacrifice that I had to make was my comfort. I was hesitant to join the Paralympics because I had always competed against able-bodied athletes, and never wanted to highlight my disability, a part of me that I wanted others to view as able. After stepping out of my comfort zone, I received many opportunities that wouldn't have been possible otherwise." (sportlio.com, 18 Jun 2019; teamusa.org, 27 Aug 2019)
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To win a medal in four events [100m, 200m, long jump, and the universal relay] at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
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She trains six days a week. (krem.com, 27 Feb 2020)
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Winning four gold medals at the 2019 Parapan American Games in Lima, Peru. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
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US Para athlete Elexis Gillette. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
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Her mother. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
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"I wear the same socks every time I long jump since I joined the 'five meter club'. They're my good luck charm." (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
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"Some people succeed because they are destined to, others succeed because they have the desire." (Athlete, 11 Nov 2019)
Legend
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Silver Medal
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Gold Medal Event
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Silver Medal Event
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Bronze Medal Event
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