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Ronni Jensen

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F37

Further personal information

Residence
Aarhus, DEN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Danish
Higher education
Information Technology - EGU Vocational Training: Aarhus, DEN

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2004 in Aarhus, Denmark.
Club / Team
Aarhus 1900: Denmark
Name of coach
Anders Dehlholm [national]

International debut

Year
2004
Competing for
Denmark

General interest

Nicknames
Big Ron (Facebook page, 31 Dec 2020)
Hero / Idol
German discus thrower Robert Harting. (Athlete, 22 Oct 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Having an impairment is not always easy, but it is so much easier to get through everyday life if you have energy, and I get that through the sport." (Dansk Atletik Facebook page, 13 Nov 2019)
Impairment
He developed cerebral palsy due to a brain tumour. He is partially paralysed on his left side. (dr.dk, 13 Nov 2019; Athlete, 22 Oct 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F37 Final Round 6
Men's Discus Throw F37 Final Round 7
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F37/38 Final 2011-01-23 4
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F37/38 Final Round 2012-09-07 10
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F37/38 Final 1 2013-07-21 8
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F37 Final 1 2015-10-30 9
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus F37 Final Round 2016-09-08 5
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F37 Final 1 2017-07-15 8