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Ronja Oja

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T11, F11
Guide
Jesper Oja [brother]

Further personal information

Residence
Espoo, FIN
Occupation
Athlete, Information Technology, Student
Languages
Finnish
Higher education
Computer Science - University of Helsinki: Finland

Sport specific information

Club / Team
Helsingin Kisa-Veikot: Finland
Name of coach
Juha Flinck [national], FIN; Matti Laatikainen [personal]

General interest

Hobbies
Crafts, going to the theatre, reading. (sport.fi, 12 Aug 2014)
Awards and honours
She was flag bearer for Finland at the opening ceremony of the 2015 World Championships in Doha, Qatar. (sport.fi, 21 Oct 2015)
Impairment
She lost her sight at about age 11. (ronjaoja.blogspot.com, 22 Jul 2015)
Other information
OCCUPATION
She works in information systems, and is passionate about developing applications for people with a vision impairment. "There are not many online services that the blind find genuinely easy to use. The issue does not normally enter people's minds." (hs.fi, 25 Nov 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m T11 Heat 3 2015-10-24 11
Women's 100 m T11 Heat 1 2015-10-27 11
Women's Long Jump T11 Final 1 2015-10-29 5
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T11 Heat 2 2016-09-08 4
Women's Long Jump T11 Final Round 2016-09-16 9
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T11 Heat 1 2017-07-18 7
Women's Long Jump T11 Final 1 2017-07-20 5