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Mitchell Chase

Birthdate : 10 January 1997

Birthplace : Canada

Hometown : Pickering

Language : English

Provincial affiliation : Athletics Ontario

Club : Greater Uxbridge Road Runners

Coach : Edward Larocque

Event specialization : Middle Distance, Distance


Mitchell Chase emerged as one of Canada’s most promising young track and field stars at the 2015 Parapan American Games in Toronto, where he won the gold medal in the T38 800-m.

A few weeks later he cracked the top-five in the same event at the IPC World Championships. He started running cross-country in Grade 2 at public school and transitioned to include track in high school.

He competes in the middle distances (400m, 800m 1500m, 3000m) and he is also an excellent cross country runner.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2015 Parapan American Games… Ontario para-cross-country champion in 2014…

PERSONAL

Born with cerebral palsy which affects his right leg… Considering a career in engineering…enjoys skiing and hockey… Achieved NLS & Swim Instructors Certificates with Life Saving Society and Red Cross… He works in both roles in Pickering and at Camp Robin Hood in Toronto… has one sister and a twin brother... 

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

2015 IPC World Championships 1500m 5th
2015 IPC World Championships 800m 9th
2015 Parapan American Games 1500m 1st

Event 
Season 
Mark 
Meet 
Location 
Date 
800 MetreIndoor2:09.75Hershey Canadian Indoor ChampionshipsMontreal2016-02-20
1500 MetreIndoor4:32.30AO Youth Senior ChampionshipToronto2017-02-12
800 MetreOutdoor2:10.15Desert ChallengeTempe2016-05-14
1500 MetreOutdoor4:26.64IPC WorldsDoha2015-10-30

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  • 🥇Golden Girl🥇 Christabel Nettey takes the Commonwealth Games long jump title with a jump of 6.84m.
  • Jumping feet first into that long jump final #GC2018
  • @DjangoLovett wins high jump bronze 🥉 at the @gc2018.
  • It’s GOLD for Alex Dupont in the @gc2018 men’s T54 1500-metre final.
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  • Congratulations Tim on an outstanding clutch performance. Big last throw of 20.91m to move into the bronze medal position #GC2018
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