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JARVINEN Vesa
Sport Shooting Para sport
NPC Finland   
GenderMen
Age38
Place of BirthKotka, FIN
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SG-L
Further Personal Information
Family
One child
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Finnish
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began shooting with his father on hunting expeditions, and later started practising the sport at the Pyhtaa shooting range in Kymenlaakso, Finland.
Club / Team
Sibbo Skyttegille: Finland
Name of coach
Pekka Maunula [national]
General Interest
Hobbies
Fishing. (is.fi, 25 Jul 2020)
Other sports
He has competed in able-bodied shooting at national level in Finland. (is.fi, 25 Jul 2020)
Milestones
In October 2018 he became the first shooter to win gold in the mixed PT 2 SG-L event at the world trap championships. The tournament was held for the first time in 2018 in Lonato, Italy. (paralympic.org, 08 Oct 2018)
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
EDUCATION
He has studied for a master's degree in earth and forestry sciences. (is.fi, 25 Jul 2020)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2018 PT2 - Trap SG-L 43
6 2019 PT2 - Trap SG-L 14
2 2021 PT2 - Trap SG-L 35
World Cup (Lonato)
Rank Year Event Result
3 2017 PT2 - Trap SG-L 30
5 2019 PT2 - Trap SG-L 18
4 2022 PT2 - Trap SG-L 26