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JUHNEVICS Janis
Sport Para athletics
NPC Latvia   
GenderMen
Age38
Height1.87 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F33
Further Personal Information
Occupation
Consultant
Languages
English, Latvian, Russian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began Para athletics in 2015 in Riga, Latvia.
Why this sport?
"I have always been an active person and I enjoyed athletics."
Name of coach
Inara Aperane [national], LAT
Senior International Debut
Year
2018
Competing for
Latvia
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Qualifying for the 2019 World Championships. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Inara Aperane. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Latvian skeleton racer Martins Dukurs. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Other sports
He competed in arm wrestling at international level. He represented Latvia at the 2012 European Championship in Poland. (diena.lv, 23 May 2012)
Impairment
His impairment is the result of a traumatic brain injury. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
12 2019 Shot Put F33 7.51