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Bergrun Osk Adalsteinsdottir

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Impaired range of motion
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T37, F37

Further personal information

Residence
Reykjavík, ISL
Languages
English, Icelandic

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2012 at Fjolnir Club in Reykjavik, Iceland.
Why this sport?
"I liked it, and it surprised me that I was good, so I wanted to continue."
Club / Team
FH: Iceland
Name of coach
Brynjar Gunnarsson

International debut

Year
2017
Competing for
Iceland
Location
Switzerland

General interest

Hobbies
Travelling. (Athlete, 19 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning one silver and two bronze medals at the 2018 European Championships in Berlin, Germany. (Athlete, 19 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Brynjar Gunnarsson. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt, German Para long jumper Markus Rehm. (Athlete, 19 Nov 2019)
Awards and honours
She was named 2018, 2019 and 2020 Icelandic Sports Association for the Impaired [IF] Female Athlete of the Year. (fjardarfrettir.is, 15 Dec 2020; ruv.is, 12 Dec 2019)

In 2019 she received an award for personal achievement from Athletics Reykjavik in Iceland. (ibr.is, 20 Dec 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (ruv.is, 12 Dec 2019)
Other information
TRAINING PARTNER
She has a strong friendship with her training partner Hulda Sigurjonsdottir, who has represented Iceland in Para athletics [shot put]. "She is very open and not shy about anything. This has helped me too, she is very chatty. I went with her to a big event and she chatted a lot." (ruv.is, 08 Mar 2020)