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JAMESON Heather
Sport Para athletics
NPC Ireland   
GenderWomen
Age25
Place of BirthDublin, IRL
Height1.63 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T37, F37
Further Personal Information
Residence
Dublin, IRL
Occupation
Student
Languages
English
Higher education
Exercise Science, Sport Studies - Dundalk Institute of Technology: Ireland
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up athletics at age 11.
Club / Team
Cushinstown Athletic Club: Ireland
Name of coach
James Nolan [national], IRL
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never give up." (herald.ie, 28 Mar 2013)
Awards and honours
She received the Girls International Athlete Award at the 2013 Meath Annual Awards Night in Navan, Ireland. (independent.ie, 11 Dec 2013)
Impairment
She was born with cerebral palsy. (setanta.com, 21 Aug 2012)
Other information
YOUNGEST
At age 15 she was the youngest member of the Ireland team at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (setanta.com, 21 Aug 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
7 2012 Long Jump F37/38 4.11
Round 1 2012 100m T37 15.08
Round 1 2012 200m T37 32.75
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Semifinal 2013 200m T37 32.15
Semifinal 2013 100m T37 15.26
8 2013 Long Jump T37/38 3.87
European Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
8 2014 100m T37 15.64
  2016 Long Jump T37  NoM