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Rasmus Isaksson

Para Ice Hockey
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Residence
Nynäshamn, SWE
Languages
English, Serbian, Swedish

Sport specific information

Club / Team
Nacka HI: Sweden
Name of coach
Jorgen Lundgren [national], SWE
Training Regime
He trains for up to six days a week.
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Defence

General interest

Hobbies
Sport, travel. (rasmusisaksson.se, 21 Aug 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"We create the world through our thoughts." (Facebook profile, 29 Mar 2017)
Impairment
He was born with spina bifida. As a child he also had hydrocephalus, a condition that involves a build up of fluid on the brain. (rasmusisaksson.se, 21 Aug 2016)
Other information
OCCUPATION
In 2013 he began serving as chairman of DHR, an organisation that works to improve the rights of people with impaired mobility. (Facebook profile, 29 Mar 2017; rasmusisaksson.se, 21 Aug 2016)

OTHER STUDIES
He has qualifications in disability and rehabilitation science, and disability research from Malmo University in Sweden. (Facebook profile, 29 Mar 2017)

AUTOBIOGRAPHY
In 2009 he published his autobiography titled 'Ostracised, Condemned, Accepted and Welcomed'. "It is about how I feel my differences have been received in different environments." (rasmusisaksson.se, 15 Feb 2013)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Nagano 1998 Paralympic Winter Games (Nagano, Japan)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Tournament Group A 1
Men's Tournament Bronze Medal Match 102
Men's Tournament Semifinal 201
Men's Tournament Group A 2
Salt Lake City 2002 Paralympic Winter Games (Salt Lake City, United States of America)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Tournament Preliminary 12
Men's Tournament Preliminary 11
Men's Tournament Preliminary 10
Men's Tournament Preliminary 6
Men's Tournament Preliminary 2
Men's Tournament Bronze Medal Match 1