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JARVINEN Vesa
Sport Shooting Para sport
NPC Finland   
GenderMen
Age36
Place of BirthKotka, FIN
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SG-L
Further Personal Information
Residence
Helsinki, FIN
Languages
English, Finnish
Sport Specific Information
Club / Team
Trap-73: Finland
Name of coach
Pekka Maunula [national]; Heikki Romppanen [national]
General Interest
Impairment
In 2009 his right foot was amputated after a rock fell on it while he was working at a quarry in Kotka, Finland. (kymensanomat.fi, 06 Oct 2018)
Other information
WORLD FIRST
In October 2018 he became the first shooter to win gold in the PT 2 - trap SG-L mixed event at the world shooting Para sport trap championships. The tournament was held for the first time in 2018 in Lonato, Italy. "I just knew I was going to win. I was really focused. It's a great feeling to be world champion." (paralympic.org, 08 Oct 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2018 PT2 - Trap SG-L 43
6 2019 PT2 - Trap SG-L 14
World Cup (Lonato)
Rank Year Event Result
3 2017 PT2 - Trap SG-L 30
5 2019 PT2 - Trap SG-L 18