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Hanne Eriksson

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power, Impaired range of motion
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T54

Further personal information

Other names
Hanne Overli Salberg
Residence
Oslo, NOR
Occupation
Student
Languages
Norwegian
Higher education
Pedagogy - University of Tromso - The Arctic University of Norway: Norway

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para athletics in Oslo, Norway.
Why this sport?
She was always interested in sport, and was given the opportunity to begin training after moving to Oslo, Norway.
Club / Team
SK Vidar: Oslo, NOR

International debut

Year
2019
Competing for
Norway

General interest

Other sports
She has competed in sitting volleyball at international club level. (volleyball.no, 14 Nov 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the Paralympic Games. (radionordkapp.no, 05 Mar 2019)
Impairment
At age 17 she injured her knee in a fall while running. A number of incorrect diagnoses and an infection resulted in paraplegia and impaired muscle power in her back and stomach. (radionordkapp.no, 05 Mar 2019; nettavisen.no, 14 Jun 2013; ifinnmark.no, 06 Jan 2014)
Other information
OTHER STUDIES
She has also studied pedagogy at Kristiania University College in Oslo, Norway, and for a degree at Oslo Metropolitan University in Norway. (Facebook profile, 31 May 2019)