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19027-Lasse Kankkunen photo

Lasse Kankkunen

Nordic Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW4

Further personal information

Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Finnish
Higher education
Construction - North Karelia College : Finland

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began skiing in Kitee, Finland.
Name of coach
Toni Myllyla [national], FIN

General interest

Impairment
An accident involving a snowblower resulted in the amputation of his right leg below the knee. (kotikarjala.fi, 25 Jul 2013)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 1 km Sprint Standing Qualification 2014-03-12 19
4x2.5 km Open Relay Final Round 2014-03-15 8
Men's 10 km Standing Final Round 2014-03-16 27