Justin Karn

Justin Karn


Justin Karn started the 2018 season with the gold medal in men's 60 kilos at the Pan Am Championships in Calgary. He is a two Parapn American Games team member winnign bronze in 2011. He was also ont he 2012 Paralympic Games team. He participated in swimming, wrestling, goalball and cross country running before taking up Judo at age 13 at the W. Ross Macdonald School for Students who are Visually Impaired, Blind and Deafblind in Brantford, Ont. Karn is renowned for his strength and coordination on the tatami.


2015 - Parapan American Games... 2012 - Paralympic Games .... 2011 - bronze medal Parapan American Games


In his free time, Karn enjoys cooking and playing the guitar. He is also learning Swedish and plans on pursing further education in the near future.


2018 Pan Am Championships - 1st (-60 kg)

2015 Parapan American Games - 9th (-60kg)

2012 Paralympic Games – 7th (-60kg)

2011 Parapan American Games - 3rd (-60 kg)

  • Guadalajara 2011 Parapan American Games – (-60kg) – Bronze
  • 2015 IBSA World Judo Championships – 7th (-60kg)


2011 Guadalajara Parapan AmsJudo60kg - Menbronze


Games Sport Event Result
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Judo 60kg - Men 9
2011 Guadalajara Parapan Ams Judo 60kg - Men 3
Games Sport Event Result
2012 London Paralympics Judo 60kg - Men 7