Joshua George

Track and Field

Name: Josh George
Sport: Para Track and Field
Event: 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, marathon
Current Residence: Champaign, Ill
College: University of Illinois

Paralympic Experience:
  • 2012 Paralympic Games, bronze (800m)
  • 2008 Paralympic Games, gold (100m), silver (800m)
  • 2004 Paralympic Games, bronze (100m, 400m)
Career Highlights:
  • 2015: IPC Marathon World Championships, 1st;
  • 2014: Chicago Marathon, 1st;
  • 2013: IPC World Championships, Gold, (800m)
  • 2012: U.S. Paralympic Track & Field Trials, Gold (400m, 800m, 1500m, 5000m); Grandmas Marathon, 1st;
  • 2009: Grandmas Marathon, 1st;
  • 2008: Paralympic Games, Gold (100m), Silver (800m);
  • 2006 IPC World Championships, Gold (100m, 200m, 400m, 800m); Chicago Marathon, 1st;
  • 2004 Paralympic Games, Bronze (100m, 400m); Chicago Marathon, 1st;
  • American record holder in 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, 5000m and marathon

Personal: Hobbies include writing, thinking about what to write about and pretending to write, watching movies both good and not so good, ping pong, and mooching home cooked meals off of friends.

Learn more: 
US Para Track and Field

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