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Robert Isak Jonsson

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
S14, SB14, SM14

Further personal information

Residence
Hafnarfjörður, ISL
Languages
English, Icelandic

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming in 2009 in Hafnarfjordur, Iceland.
Why this sport?
He joined his nephew who was training in the sport.
Club / Team
Sundfelag Hafnarfjardar [ISL] / Fjordur [ISL]:

International debut

Year
2015
Competing for
Iceland
Tournament
Nordic Championships
Location
Bergen, NOR

General interest

Hobbies
Cycling, computers. (Athlete, 14 Aug 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Breaking his first national record at the 2017 World Series event in Sheffield, England. (Athlete, 14 Aug 2018)
Most influential person in career
His parents. (Athlete, 14 Aug 2018)
Hero / Idol
Serbian swimmer Predrag Milos. (Athlete, 14 Aug 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Swim fast and keep swimming." (Athlete, 05 Dec 2017)
Awards and honours
He was named the 2017 Athlete of the Year by the Sundfelag Hafnarfjardar club in Iceland. (fjordursport.is, 28 Dec 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Mexico City 2017 World Para Swimming Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB14 Final 1 2017-12-02 2
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM14 Final 1 2017-12-04 1
Men's 200 m Freestyle S14 Final 1 2017-12-05 4
Men's 100 m Backstroke S14 Final 1 2017-12-06 2
Men's 100 m Backstroke S14 Heat 2 2017-12-06 4
Men's 100 m Butterfly S14 Final 1 2017-12-07 5
Men's 100 m Butterfly S14 Heat 1 2017-12-07 6