Quick facts

Birthdate

November 28, 1993

Birthplace

Langley, BC

Residence

Langley, BC

Sport

Para Athletics

Experience

Guadalajara 2011

Toronto 2015

Braedon Dolfo developed cataracts and chronic uveitis at age five. He began competing in track and field at age 11, at the suggestion of a doctor at a children’s hospital after he developed glaucoma. Dolfo took quickly to athletics events, crediting natural athletic ability and determination. 

Dolfo represented Canada at the Guadalajara 2011 Parapan American Games in Mexico, where he won a bronze medal in the T13 100m. A year later he was at the London Paralympics where he raced in three events.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2011 IPC World Championship, Bronze Medal F13 High Jump,  4th place 4 X100m relays T11-13…2011 Parapan American Games Bronze Medalist, T13 100 meters… 2012 Paralympic Games Finalist T13 100 meters, 6th place T11-13 4 X100m relay… 2013 IPC World Championships Finalist T13 100 meters… Canadian Record Holder T/F13 Long Jump, 100 meters, 200 meters, High Jump… Canada’s All-time Fastest Paralympian

PERSONAL

Certified Personal Trainer, Certified Athletics Canada Club Coach in Sprints, Graduate from Vancouver School of Bodyworks and Massage. Favorite running movie: Chariots of Fire.

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

2011 IPC World Championships high jump, 3rd
2011 Para Pan American Games 100m 3rd

Paralympic Medals

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