Leeper
ParalympianPara Track and Field

Blake Leeper

Paralympian 2012

  • 0

    GOLD

  • 1

    SILVER

  • 1

    BRONZE

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2023 Parapan American Games - Para Track and Field

November 17, 2023 - November 26, 2023 | Santiago, Chile

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Paris 2023 Para Athletics World Championships

July 8 - 17, 2023 | Paris, France

Athlete Bio

Birthday

Aug 31, 1989

Hometown

Kingsport, TN

classification: T43

Son of Edith and Bill...Was born without lower legs and has been using prosthetics since he was a toddler...Played basketball and baseball as a kid...Competed on his high school's varsity basketball team...Moved to Chula Vista Olympic Training Center in California in December 2011...Named International Paralympic Committee Athlete of the Month for July 2012...Previously named United States Olympic Committee Male Athlete of the Month.
  • One-time Paralympian (2012); Two-time Paralympic medalist (1 silver, 1 bronze)
  • 2012 Paralympic Games, silver (400-meter), bronze (200-meter), 5th (100-meter)
  • Most recent: 2023 – silver (400-meter); 8th (100-meter)
  • Years of Participation: 2011, 2013, 2023
  • Medals: 6 (1 gold, 5 silver)
  • Gold – 2013 (4 x 100-meter Relay)
  • Silver – 2023 (400-meter); 2013 (200-meter, 100-meter, 400-meter); 2011 (4x100-meter Relay)
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