Jerome Singleton


Name: Jerome Singleton
Sport: Track and Field
Classification: T44
Event: 100m 200m, 4x100m relay
Current Residence: Irmo, S.C.
College: Morehouse College, Mathematics and Applied Physics; University of Michigan, Industrial Engineering

Paralympic Experience:

  • 2008 Paralympic Games - silver (100m)
  • 2012 Paralympic Games - 5th (200m), 6th (100m) 

Career Highlights:

  • 2013 IPC Athletics World Championships, 1st (4x100m), 3rd (100m), 3rd (200m)
  • 2012 Paralympic Games, 5th (200m), 6th (100m)
  • 2011 IPC World Championship, gold medal (100m), silver medal (100m, 4x100m relay)
  • 2010 U.S. Paralympic National Championship, silver medal (100m, 200m)
  • 2009 Visa Paralympic World Cup, silver medal (100m)
  • 2009 Boiling Point Track Classic, gold medal (100m)
  • 2009 Loterias Caixa International Meting for Athletics and Swimming, gold medal (200m), silver medal (100m)
  • 2008 Paralympic World cup, gold medal (100m), silver medal (200m)
  • 2007 Parapan American Games, silver medal (200m), bronze medal (100m)

Facts: Earned the nickname "Fastest Amputee on the Planet" after beating South Africa's Oscar Pistorius and winning gold at the 2011 IPC Athletics World Championship...holds a world record as a member of the U.S. men's 4x100m relay set at the 2013 IPC Athletics World Championships in Lyon, France...enjoys reading, studying, weightlifting, listening to music, dancing, playing video games, singing and training.

Learn more: 
US Para Track and Field

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