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Pontus Stalfors

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
RR2

Further personal information

Residence
Uppsala, SWE
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
English, Swedish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics after he attended a tryout at age 15 in Uppsala, Sweden.
Why this sport?
"When I began the sport I was the only one in Uppsala [Sweden] doing it. RaceRunning is the sport I live for. This sport has saved my life many times when I felt down. Keeping it up is my dream."

General interest

Sporting philosophy / motto
"With activities you have endless choice in life." (Facebook profile, 17 Sep 2019)
Awards and honours
In November 2018 he received an award from the City of Vasteras after he won bronze in the RR2 800m event at the 2018 Cerebral Palsy International Sport & Recreation Association [CPISRA] World Games in Sant Cugat del Valles, Spain. (vasterastidning.se, 13 Nov 2018)
Impairment
He was born with cerebral palsy. (unt.se, 08 Nov 2018)