ROBERTS Jim

3 Sep 1987
34
Male
3.0
WELSHPOOL
 
Great Britain
WELSHPOOL
 
Great Britain

Events and Medals

Discipline Event Rank Medal
WRU Wheelchair Rugby Mixed 1 Gold Medal

Schedule

Change
Start Time Location Event Status
Yoyogi National Stadium
GBR
Great Britain
50
CAN
Canada
47
Finished
Yoyogi National Stadium
GBR
Great Britain
60
NZL
New Zealand
37
Finished
Yoyogi National Stadium
USA
United States
50
GBR
Great Britain
48
Finished
Yoyogi National Stadium
JPN
Japan
49
GBR
Great Britain
55
Finished
Yoyogi National Stadium
USA
United States
49
GBR
Great Britain
54
Finished

Biographical Information

Highlights

:
RankEventYearLocation
Paralympic Games
5Mixed2016Rio de Janeiro, BRA
World Championships
4Mixed2018Sydney, NSW, AUS
5Mixed2014Odense, DEN
European Championships
1Mixed2019Vejle, DEN
1Mixed2017Koblenz, GER
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Jim (essexlive.news, 12 Jun 2016)
:
Architect, Athlete
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Architecture, Design - Coventry University, Great Britain
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English
:
Paul Shaw [national], GBR
:
Forward (telegraph.co.uk, 12 Oct 2015)
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He began playing wheelchair rugby in 2010. (walesonline.co.uk, 17 Oct 2015)
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He was introduced to the sport by a nurse during his rehabilitation, having played able-bodied rugby before his illness. (j-roberts.co.uk, 05 Aug 2019; gbwr.org.uk, 2015)
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To win a medal at the Paralympic Games. (j-roberts.co.uk, 05 Aug 2019)
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Competing at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (j-roberts.co.uk, 05 Aug 2019)
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He was named Most Valuable Player [MVP] at the 2019 European Championships in Vejle, Denmark. (iwrf.com, 07 Aug 2019)

He was named Best 3.0 Class Player at the European championships in 2015 and 2017. (gbwr.org.uk, 05 Aug 2018)

He was named MVP while playing for the Phoenix Heat at the 2015 US National Championships in Lexington, KY, United States of America. (gbwr.org.uk, 2015)
Legend
:
Gold Medal
:
Gold Medal Event
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Silver Medal Event
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Bronze Medal Event
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