Jesús Jáuregui García's Quest for Excellence in Long Jump

Jesús Jáuregui García, a para athlete from Sinaloa, sets his sights on the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games after a commendable debut at the Santiago 2023 Parapan American Games. With unwavering determination and support from CNAR, he aims to soar to new heights in the world of long jump.

Jesús Jáuregui García's Quest for Excellence in Long Jump
Jesús Jáuregui García undergoes rigorous training at CNAR in pursuit of his Paris 2024 Paralympic aspirations. Credit: CONADE

After his debut at the Parapan American Games Santiago 2023, where he finished fourth in the long jump category T47, Jesús Jáuregui García opens his international calendar with the Grand Prix Jesolo 2024. His goal is to reach the qualifying mark for the World Para Athletics Championships Kobe 2024 and the Paralympic Games Paris 2024.

For the past year, the 24-year-old para-athlete, originally from Sinaloa, has been concentrating at the National Center for the Development of Sports Talents and High Performance (CNAR), where, he assured, he has strengthened his abilities and preparation in conventional sport competitions with the objective of reaching his maximum level.

“I feel genuinely grateful to be in the CNAR facilities, grateful to CONADE for the support it has given me, since that made a big difference in this season, my preparation was much better with the help we have from the facilities and the multidisciplinary team, we improved, and I managed to go to my first Parapan American Games, now the goal is in Paris 2024,” he commented.

Jesús Jáuregui completed three conventional events before starting his participation in the Grand Prix of Jesolo, Italy, which will take place from March 22 to 24, with the main goal of making his Paralympic debut.

“I feel ready and very happy with the results I'm having; I opened the season in Mexico City and Nuevo León, I know that there are still many competitions where we will polish details, I want to feel even better and make it to these two events that are very important (World Athletics and Paralympic Games),” he explained.

Before leaving for Europe, the para-athlete, who has been competing in the long jump for seven years, improved his personal best in a competition in Mexico City, where he jumped 6.98 meters, which gives him confidence for his upcoming competitions, “it has been seven years since I did the event, I have improved, and I am going for more”, he concluded.