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Aron Andersson

Athletics | Para Ice Hockey

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Stockholm, SWE
Occupation
Athlete, Public Speaker
Languages
English, Swedish

Sport specific information

Name of coach
Jorgen Lundgren [national]
Coach from which country?
Sweden
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Forward

General interest

Injuries
A hip injury forced him to miss the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (x-kross.se, 18 Jun 2013)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"I like to challenge myself and test the boundaries." (mitti.se, 21 Mar 2013)
Awards and honours
He received the Dagbladet's Sports Scholarship in 2004. (barncancerfonden.se, 05 Nov 2010
Other sports
He has represented Sweden at four Paralympic Games in three different sports - sailing, sledge hockey and athletics. (barncancerfonden.se, 05 Nov 2010)
Impairment
He was diagnosed with cancer at age eight. He had surgery to remove a tumour and was partially paralysed as a result. (aronanderson.se, 05 Nov 2010; barncancerfonden.se, 05 Nov 2010)
Other information
CHARITY RIDE
In July 2013 he was part of a group of cyclists who rode from Malmo, Sweden, to Paris, France, in aid of a children's cancer charity. Andersson completed the journey on his handcycle. (sverigesradio.se, 12 Jul 2013)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 1500 m T54 Heat 3 7
Men's 5000 m T54 Heat 3 8
Men's Marathon T54 Final Round 29
Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games (Vancouver, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Classification 7-8 102
Mixed Classification 5-8 202
Mixed Group B 6
Mixed Group B 4
Mixed Group B 2
Torino 2006 Paralympic Winter Games (Torino, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Tournament Classification 5-6 101
Men's Tournament Classification 5-8 201
Men's Tournament Group B 6
Men's Tournament Group B 5
Men's Tournament Group B 3
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 800 m T54 Heat 1 6
Men's 1500 m T54 Heat 4 7
Men's 5000 m T54 Heat 2 10
Men's Marathon T54 Final Round 26
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Marathon T53/54 Final 2011-01-30 16
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Group A 2014-03-08 2
Mixed Group A 2014-03-09 3
Mixed Group A - Standings 2014-03-11 4
Mixed Group A 2014-03-11 5
Mixed Classification 5-6 2014-03-12 201
Mixed Classification 7-8 2014-03-14 102