Jean-Philippe Maranda

Jean-Philippe Maranda

 

Jean-Philippe Maranda was encouraged by legendary athletics Paralympic coach Jean Laroche to get into wheelchair racing. It appears to be a great decision as Miranda has gradually improved after taking up the sport in 2010.

In 2015, he won his first international medal at the Parapan American Games with a bronze in the 100m. He also raced in three events at the 2013 and 2015 IPC World Championships.

He was the Canadian weightlifting record holder at clean and jerk in 2006. At that time, he was ranked first Canadian overall. Earned a spot on the national team after two years of racing.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2015 Parapan American Games…

PERSONAL

Student at the University of Sherbrooke… Involved in a car accident in 2007 which resulted in paraplegia…

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

2015 IPC World Championships 200m 6th

2015 IPC World Championships 400m 12th

2015 Parapan American Games 100m 3rd

2015 Parapan American Games 400m 4th

2013 IPC World Championships 200m semifinals

2013 IPC World Championships 400m semifinals

2013 IPC World Championships 800m semifinals

Medals

GamesSportEventMedal
2015 Toronto Parapan AmsAthletics100m - Menbronze

Summary

Games Sport Event Result
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Athletics 800m - Men 998
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Athletics 100m - Men 3
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Athletics 400m - Men 4