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Emil Kirstistuen

Para Ice Hockey

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Residence
Lørenskog, NOR
Occupation
Athlete, Sales
Languages
English, Norwegian, Swedish
Higher education
Media and Communications - Sonans University: Oslo, NOR

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 2005 in Oslo, Norway.
Why this sport?
He liked the competitive nature of the sport and being on a team.
Club / Team
Valerenga Para Ice Hockey: Norway
Name of coach
Andre Lysenstoen [national], NOR
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Forward

International debut

Year
2010
Competing for
Norway

General interest

Hero / Idol
Norwegian cross-country skier Petter Northug, Norwegian ice hockey player Mats Zuccarello. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2014; idrett.no, 14 Feb 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Play rough but fair, and with high speed." (Athlete, 10 Mar 2014)
Other sports
He finished second in the wheelchair category at the 2016 Oslo Marathon in Norway. (dagbladet.no, 17 Sep 2016)
Impairment
He was born with spina bifida. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Group A 2014-03-08 1
Mixed Group A 2014-03-09 4
Mixed Group A 2014-03-11 5
Mixed Group A - Standings 2014-03-11 2
Mixed Semifinal 2014-03-13 201
Mixed Bronze Medal Match 2014-03-15 102