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Martin Hamre

Para Ice Hockey

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Norwegian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began playing Para ice hockey in 2009 in Bergen, Norway.
Why this sport?
He used the sport as part of his rehabilitation.
Club / Team
Valerenga Para Ice Hockey: Norway
Name of coach
Andre Lysenstoen [national], NOR
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Forward

International debut

Year
2012
Competing for
Norway
Location
London, ON, CAN

General interest

Most influential person in career
Norwegian Para ice hockey player Loyd Remi Solberg. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Always strive for improvement." (Athlete, 10 Mar 2014)
Other sports
He placed second in the wheelchair race at the 2015 Oslo Marathon in Norway. (Facebook profile, 19 Sep 2015)
Impairment
He was involved in a motorcycle accident at age 16. The incident resulted in the amputation of his left leg below the knee. (Athlete, 06 Mar 2018; idrett.no, 14 Nov 2013)
Other information
FURTHER EDUCATION
He has studied for a master's degree in business administration and finance at the Norwegian School of Economics in Bergen. (Athlete, 06 Mar 2018; Facebook profile, 26 Nov 2021)

Results

Unit Date Rank
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