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JÕESAAR Egert
Sport Para athletics
NPC Estonia   
GenderMen
Age27
Place of BirthTallinn, EST
Height1.73 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F44
Further Personal Information
Residence
Haapsalu, EST
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Estonian
Higher education
Computer Science - Tallinn University: Estonia
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He got involved in athletics in 2009.
Why this sport?
His uncle encouraged him to take up the sport.
Club / Team
Audentese SK: Tallinn, EST
Name of coach
Priidu Niit, EST; Mart Olman, EST
General Interest
Awards and honours
In 2018, 2019 and 2020 he was named Male Athlete of the Year in Loska, Estonia. (loksalinn.ee, 01 Jan 2020)

In 2016 and 2018 he was named Male Athlete of the Year by the Estonian Association of Disabled Sports. (sport.err.ee, 11 Nov 2018; pealinn.ee, 19 Dec 2016)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (sonumitooja.ee, 14 Feb 2018)
Impairment
He has muscular dystrophy in his left leg, which is about four centimetres shorter than his right leg. (sport.err.ee, 08 Sep 2016; harjuelu.ee, 29 Jul 2016)
Other information
FILM
In 2020 he was the main focus of a film based around Para sport in Estonia titled 'Film Eesti paraspordist' [Film About Estonian Para sport]. (sonumitooja.ee, 10 Jun 2020)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
8 2016 Discus Throw F44 46.61
5 2021 Discus Throw F64 44.07
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
8 2015 Discus Throw F44 40.76
8 2017 Discus Throw F44 46.74
7 2019 Discus Throw F64 45.93
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
6 2014 Javelin Throw F44 35.02
6 2014 Discus Throw F44 43.68
6 2016 Discus Throw F44/46 44.25
4 2018 Discus Throw F64 47.98
5 2021 Discus Throw F64 50.05