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Johannes Birkelund

Nordic Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
LW9

Further personal information

Residence
Oppegård, NOR
Occupation
Student
Languages
Norwegian

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
He followed his friends into the sport.
Club / Team
Oppegard IL: Norway
Name of coach
Bjorn Kristiansen [national], NOR
Training Regime
He trains about 600 hours a year.

General interest

Hobbies
Spending time with friends, fishing, being outdoors, football. (skiforbundet.no, 31 Jan 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"The most important things are to thrive on what you are doing and to have fun." (oavis.no, 21 Mar 2018)
Impairment
He was born with cerebral palsy, which affects his balance and has weakened the muscles on his right side. (skiforbundet.no, 31 Jan 2018)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games (Pyeongchang, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 1.5km Sprint Classic Standing Final 2018-03-14 16
Men's 10km Classic Standing Final 2018-03-17 20
4x2.5km Mixed Relay Final 2018-03-18 8
Prince George 2019 World Para Nordic Skiing Championships (Prince George, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Distance - Classic Standing Final 2019-02-24 8