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Marcus Holm

Nordic Skiing
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries

Further personal information

Residence
Härnösand, SWE
Occupation
Office Worker
Languages
English, Swedish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 1997 in Solleftea, Sweden.
Why this sport?
He switched from Para cross-country skiing to Para ice hockey because he enjoyed the team aspect of the sport. "To do a lot of skiing can be quite lonely. I tried hockey and discovered that team sports were a lot of fun. There is a completely different cohesion."
Club / Team
HIF Kamparna: Sundsvall, SWE
Name of coach
Erik Vikstrom [national], SWE
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Defence

International debut

Year
1997
Competing for
Sweden

General interest

Hobbies
Skiing. (Team Sweden Sledge Hockey Facebook page, 02 Mar 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a bronze medal in Para ice hockey at the 2002 Paralympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City. (Athlete, 05 Mar 2018)
Most influential person in career
His mother. (Athlete, 05 Mar 2018)
Other sports
He competed in cross-country skiing and biathlon at the 1994 Paralympic Winter Games in Lillehammer. (paralympic.org, 2017)
Impairment
He has paraplegia as the result of a complication at birth. (Athlete, 05 Mar 2018)
Other information
OTHER ACTIVITIES
He has served as treasurer on the board of directors for the Vasternorrland Para Sports Federation in Sweden. (parasport.se, 20 Mar 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Lillehammer 1994 Paralympic Winter Games (Lillehammer, Norway)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 7.5 km LW11 Final Round 9
Men's 10 km Sitski LW11 Final Round 18
Men's 15 km Sitski LW11 Final Round 19
Men's 5 km Sitski LW11 Final Round 18
Torino 2006 Paralympic Winter Games (Torino, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Tournament Group B 3
Men's Tournament Group B 5
Men's Tournament Group B 6
Men's Tournament Classification 5-8 201
Men's Tournament Classification 5-6 101
Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games (Vancouver, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Group B 2
Mixed Group B 4
Mixed Group B 6
Mixed Classification 5-8 202
Mixed Classification 7-8 102
Salt Lake City 2002 Paralympic Winter Games (Salt Lake City, United States of America)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Tournament Bronze Medal Match 1
Men's Tournament Preliminary 12
Men's Tournament Preliminary 11
Men's Tournament Preliminary 2
Men's Tournament Preliminary 6
Men's Tournament Preliminary 10
Nagano 1998 Paralympic Winter Games (Nagano, Japan)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Tournament Group A 1
Men's Tournament Group A 2
Men's Tournament Semifinal 201
Men's Tournament Bronze Medal Match 102
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Group A 2014-03-08 2
Mixed Group A 2014-03-09 3
Mixed Group A 2014-03-11 5
Mixed Group A - Standings 2014-03-11 4
Mixed Classification 5-6 2014-03-12 201
Mixed Classification 7-8 2014-03-14 102
Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games (Pyeongchang, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Tournament Group A 2018-03-10 2
Mixed Tournament Group A 2018-03-12 5
Mixed Tournament Group A 2018-03-13 6
Mixed Tournament Group A - Standings 2018-03-13 4
Mixed Tournament Classification 5-8 2018-03-14 1
Mixed Tournament Classification 7-8 2018-03-16 1