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Andreas Ottosson

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T54

Further personal information

Residence
Värnamo, SWE
Languages
Swedish, English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 10 in Sweden in 2000.
Why this sport?
He says he "thought it looked fun".
Club / Team
KA2IF: Karlskrona, SWE
Name of coach
Kennet Fröjd
Coach from which country?
Sweden
Coach from what year?
2005

International debut

Year
2002
Competing for
Sweden
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Netherlands

General interest

Hobbies
Hunting. (Athlete, 16 Dec 2010)
Hero / Idol
Sweden's 100m European hurdles champion Susanna Kallur and Jamaica's multiple world and Olympic champion sprinter Usain Bolt. (Athlete, 16 Dec 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Everything or nothing." (Athlete, 16 Dec 2010)
Ambitions
To be the best he can be. (Athlete, 16 Dec 2010)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He is a welder. (Athlete, 16 Dec 2010)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T54 Heat 2 2011-01-22 3
Men's 100 m T54 Semifinal 1 2011-01-22 7
Men's 200 m T54 Heat 1 2011-01-24 4