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Johnny Pettersson

Para Ice Hockey

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Eskilstuna, SWE
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Finnish, German, Swedish
Higher education
Trade - Electrician - Rekarne School: Eskilstuna, SWE

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 2014 at age 25 in Eskilstuna, Sweden.
Why this sport?
He had previously played wheelchair basketball and wheelchair floorball. "It's fun and it's something new for me."
Club / Team
Eskilstuna Linden: Sweden
Name of coach
Jorgen Lundgren [national], SWE

General interest

Hobbies
Exercise, spending time with family and friends. (Athlete, 15 Jun 2016)
Other sports
He has played wheelchair floorball at international level and wheelchair basketball at U22 international level. (Athlete, 15 Jun 2016)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the Paralympic Games or Paralympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 15 Jun 2016)
Impairment
His left leg was amputated below the knee as the result of a blood clot [thrombus]. (Athlete, 15 Jun 2016)