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Jonas Larsen

Swimming
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S5, SB3, SM4

Further personal information

Residence
Valby, DEN
Occupation
Auditor
Languages
Danish, English
Higher education
Business Studies - Copenhagen Business School: Denmark

Sport specific information

Club / Team
Farum Svommeklub: Denmark

International debut

Year
2009
Competing for
Denmark
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Reykjavík, ISL

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the S4 150m individual medley at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (paralympic.org, 19 Feb 2018)
Awards and honours
He suffered from glandular fever in July 2015. The illness disrupted his preparations for the 2015 World Championships in Glasgow, Scotland. (svoem.dk, 08 Jul 2015)

He was flag bearer for Denmark at the closing ceremony of the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (dr.dk, 08 Sep 2012)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (paralympic.org, 19 Feb 2018)
Impairment
He has underdeveloped hips due to proximal femoral focal deficiency [PFFD]. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S5 Heat 1 2012-08-30 7
Men's 200 m Freestyle S5 Final Round 2012-09-01 9999
Men's 200 m Freestyle S5 Heat 1 2012-09-01 5
Men's 150 m Individual Medley SM4 Final Round 2012-09-02 6
Men's 150 m Individual Medley SM4 Heat 2 2012-09-02 4
Men's 50 m Backstroke S5 Final Round 2012-09-06 7
Men's 50 m Backstroke S5 Heat 1 2012-09-06 2
Men's 100 m Freestyle S5 Heat 2 2012-09-08 5
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m Freestyle S5 Heat 1 2013-08-13 6
Men's 200 m Freestyle S5 Final 1 2013-08-13 5
Men's 50 m Backstroke S5 Final 1 2013-08-14 6
Men's 50 m Backstroke S5 Heat 1 2013-08-14 6
Men's 150 m Individual Medley SM4 Final 1 2013-08-17 3
Men's 50 m Freestyle S5 Final 1 2013-08-18 7
Men's 50 m Freestyle S5 Heat 2 2013-08-18 7
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Backstroke S5 Heat 2 2015-07-13 7
Men's 50 m Backstroke S5 Final 1 2015-07-13 7
Men's 200 m Freestyle S5 Heat 2 2015-07-15 14
Men's 150 m Individual Medley SM4 Heat 1 2015-07-15 4
Men's 150 m Individual Medley SM4 Final 1 2015-07-15 4
Men's 50 m Freestyle S5 Heat 2 2015-07-17 11
Men's 100 m Freestyle S5 Heat 2 2015-07-19 12
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m Freestyle S5 Heat 2 2016-09-08 7
Men's 150 m Individual Medley SM4 Final Round 2016-09-12 3
Men's 150 m Individual Medley SM4 Heat 1 2016-09-12 1
Men's 50 m Freestyle S5 Heat 1 2016-09-12 5
Men's 50 m Breaststroke SB3 Heat 2 2016-09-14 6
Men's 50 m Backstroke S5 Heat 1 2016-09-16 4
Men's 100 m Freestyle S5 Heat 2 2016-09-17 6