Josiah Jamison

U.S. Paralympics

Jamison
  • 2008
  • 2012

Name: Josiah Jamison
Sport: Track and Field
Event: 100m, 200m, 4x100m Relay
Current Residence: Chula Vista, Calif.
College: Spartanburg Community College '04; Ashford University '12

Paralympic Experience:

  • 2008 Paralympic Games - gold medal (100m)
  • 2012 Paralympic Games  

Career Highlights:

  • 2012 U.S. Paralympic National Championship, gold medal (100m)
  • 2011 IPC World Championships, bronze medal (100m)
  • 2010 U.S. Paralympic National Championship, gold medal (100m, 200m)
  • 2008 U.S. Paralympic National Championship, gold medal (100m, 200m)
  • 2007 Parapan American Games, silver medal (400m)
  • 2007 Parapan American Games, bronze medal (100m, 200m)
  • 2006 IPC World Championship, gold medal (100m)
  • 2005 IPC Open European Championship, silver medal (100m)  

Facts: Since he was born, Jamison had retinitis pigmentosa - a hereditary eye disease that affects peripheral and night vision... Introduced to racing at the South Carolina School for the Deaf and Blind in Spartanburg by Jack Todd, a staff member at the school, and Ryal Mitchell, a teammate from the 2008 U.S. Paralympic Team... Since 2008, Jamison has been preparing for the 2012 Games in London, England.

Learn more: 
US Para Track and Field