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Nils Larch

Para Ice Hockey


Impairment information

Origin of Impairment

Further personal information

Vipiteno, ITA
English, German, Italian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2009 in Vipiteno, Italy.
Why this sport?
"I went to an ice rink to watch my brother play ice hockey. I saw people playing sledge hockey there and immediately wanted to get involved."
Club / Team
South Tyrol Eagles: Italy
Name of coach
Massimo Da Rin [national], ITA
Preferred position / style / stance / technique

General interest

Most influential person in career
His father. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)
Hero / Idol
Russian ice hockey player Alexander Ovechkin. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"You can do it." (, 08 Feb 2018)
He was born with spina bfida. (Athlete, 08 Mar 2014)


Unit Date Rank
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Group B 2014-03-08 1
Mixed Group B 2014-03-09 4
Mixed Group B 2014-03-11 5
Mixed Group B - Standings 2014-03-11 3
Mixed Classification 5-6 2014-03-12 201
Mixed Classification 5-8 2014-03-14 101
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 2018-03-11 3
Mixed Tournament Group A 2018-03-12 5
Mixed Tournament Group A - Standings 2018-03-13 2
Mixed Tournament Semifinal 2018-03-15 2
Mixed Tournament Bronze Medal Match 2018-03-17 1