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Bo Rocatis Larsen

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F42

Further personal information

Family
Wife Sofia and children Ella and Tyra
Residence
Skåne, SWE
Languages
Danish, German, Swedish, English
Higher education
Electrical Engineering, Management

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began athletics in 2007 at age 31 in Denmark.

International debut

Year
2005
Competing for
Denmark

General interest

Hobbies
Athletics, spending time with his family, cycling.(Athlete, 16 Dec 2010; sahva.dk, 10 Sep 2012)
Most influential person in career
His coach. (Athlete, 16 Dec 2010)
Hero / Idol
Norwegian javelin thrower Andreas Thorkildsen. (Athlete, 16 Dec 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"All or nothing." (Athlete, 16 Dec 2010)
Impairment
His left leg was amputated 15cm above his knee after a boating accident in 2004. (bolarsen.info, 09 Nov 2010)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F42 Final 2011-01-23 7