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Nathalie Nilsson

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T13, F13

Further personal information

Residence
Osby, SWE
Occupation
Teacher's Aide
Languages
Swedish

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
Her father got her involved in the sport.
Club / Team
Ahus Friidott: Sweden
Name of coach
Magnus Olsson [national], SWE

General interest

Hero / Idol
Swedish heptathlete Carolina Kluft. (aftonbladet.se, 11 Sep 2008)
Injuries
She suffered a knee injury while competing at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (sverigesradio.se, 03 May 2011)
Impairment
She was diagnosed with a visual condition named Stargardt's disease at age eight. (lvi.se, 08 Dec 2017)
Other information
COMPETITIVE BREAK
She took a long break from competition after the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. She competed in occasional races but began to focus on the sport seriously again in 2015. "I needed time to find myself. I did not think I would return to athletics, but now I think I will enjoy racing much more." (nsk.se, 16 Mar 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m T13 Final 1 2017-07-16 7
Women's 100 m T13 Final 1 2017-07-17 8
Women's 400 m T13 Final 1 2017-07-19 7