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14935-Rickard Straht photo

Rickard Straht

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T11, F11

Further personal information

Languages
Swedish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up para-athletics at age 12 at the IFK Lund club in Sweden.

General interest

Sporting philosophy / motto
"Fight hard for what you want, you only have one life." (sydsvenskan.se, 02 Dec 2009)
Impairment
He was born blind in his left eye and has only 3% vision in his right eye. (sydsvenskan.se, 20 Jan 2011)
Other information
PASSED AWAY
In May 2013 he passed away at age 18. (sydsvenskan.se, 31 May 2013)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump F11 Final Round 2012-09-04 7