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Gunnar From

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Stockholm, SWE
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Swedish
Higher education
Information Technology - KTH Royal Institute of Technology: Stockholm, SWE

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 2002.
Club / Team
Nacka HI: Sweden
Name of coach
Jorgen Lundgren [national], SWE
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Forward

International debut

Year
2007
Competing for
Sweden
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Turin

General interest

Most influential person in career
Swedish ice sledge hockey player Niklas Rakos. (Athlete, 07 Mar 2014)
Hero / Idol
Swedish orienteer Jorgen Martensson. (Athlete, 07 Mar 2014)
Impairment
In 1987 he was involved in a skiing accident that resulted in his leg being amputated. (Athlete, 07 Mar 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Albertville 1992 Paralympic Winter Games (Albertville, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Slalom LW4 Final Round 13
Men's Downhill LW4 Final Round 11
Men's Giant Slalom LW4 Final Round 9999
Lillehammer 1994 Paralympic Winter Games (Lillehammer, Norway)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Super-G LW4 Final Round 8
Men's Downhill LW4 Final Round 9999
Men's Giant Slalom LW4 Final Round 9999
Men's Slalom LW4 Final Round 6
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 2014-03-11 5
Mixed Group A - Standings 2014-03-11 4
Mixed Classification 5-6 2014-03-12 201
Mixed Classification 7-8 2014-03-14 102