Jason Roberts

Jason Roberts produced a breakthrough season in 2015 earning the gold medal in shotput at the Parapan American Games in Toronto and a few weeks later a bronze in discus at the IPC World Athletics Championships. At the worlds, Roberts set a personal best of 31.98-metres to secure Canada’s 11th and final medal of the competition. Roberts moved to Canada from Grenada in 2008. He first tried football and basketball before finding his niche in throwing sports. He competes in the F34 category in which athletes throw from a sitting position. His disability is due to an acquired brain injury. 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2015 bronze medallist F34 discus at IPC World Athletics Championships in Doha.

2015 gold medal F34 shotput at Parapan American Games in Toronto.

2015 broke Canadian records in discus, shot put and javelin in the F34 class

2014  Ontario champion F34 javelin and discus…

Ontario Parathletics Champion in shot put discus and javelin in F34 class

Canadian National Champion in seated shot put, Silver medalist in seated discus and 4th place in seated javelin

PERSONAL

Recent graduate of Chaminade College School in Toronto.  Will be attending Centennial College in the fall to pursue diploma in Child and Youth Work. 

 

Medals

GamesSportEventMedal
2015 Toronto Parapan AmsAthleticsShot Put - Mengold

Summary

Games Sport Event Result
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Athletics Javelin Throw - Men 9
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Athletics Shot Put - Men 1