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Knut Andre Nordstoga

Alpine Skiing | Para Ice Hockey
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Residence
Ås, NOR
Languages
English, Norwegian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2003 in Oslo, Norway.
Why this sport?
"It's fun and full of action."
Club / Team
VIF Para Ice Hockey : Norway
Name of coach
Espen Hegde [national], NOR
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Defence

International debut

Year
2003
Competing for
Norway

General interest

Nicknames
Mix (Athlete, 15 Jun 2016)
Hobbies
Alpine skiing, cross-country skiing. (Athlete, 15 Jun 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in Para ice hockey at the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games in Vancouver. (Athlete, 15 Jun 2016)
Most influential person in career
His family. (Athlete, 15 Jun 2016)
Other sports
He represented Norway in alpine skiing at the 2002 Paralympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City. (Vancouver, 21 Mar 2010)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the Paralympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 15 Jun 2016)
Impairment
He was born with spina bifida, which resulted in paralysis in his legs. (Athlete, 15 Jun 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Salt Lake City 2002 Paralympic Winter Games (Salt Lake City, United States of America)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Slalom LW12 Final Round 11
Men's Giant Slalom LW12 Final Round 11
Men's Super-G LW12 Final Round 9999
Men's Downhill LW12 Final Round 13
Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games (Vancouver, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Bronze Medal Match 102
Mixed Semifinal 202
Mixed Group B 5
Mixed Group B 3
Mixed Group B 2
Torino 2006 Paralympic Winter Games (Torino, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Tournament Gold Medal Match 101
Men's Tournament Semifinal 201
Men's Tournament Group A 3
Men's Tournament Group A 1
Men's Tournament Group A 2
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Group A 2014-03-08 1
Mixed Group A 2014-03-09 4
Mixed Group A 2014-03-11 5
Mixed Group A - Standings 2014-03-11 2
Mixed Semifinal 2014-03-13 201
Mixed Bronze Medal Match 2014-03-15 102
Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games (Pyeongchang, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Tournament Group A 2018-03-10 1
Mixed Tournament Group A 2018-03-12 4
Mixed Tournament Group A 2018-03-13 6
Mixed Tournament Group A - Standings 2018-03-13 3
Mixed Tournament Classification 5-8 2018-03-14 2
Mixed Tournament Classification 5-6 2018-03-16 1