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Rudolf Klemetti

Nordic Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
B2
Guide
Jaakko Kallunki

Further personal information

Occupation
Athlete, Researcher
Languages
English, Finnish, German, Swedish
Higher education
Physics - University of Jyvaskyla: Finland

General interest

Nicknames
Rudi (Vancouver, 12 Feb 2010)
Other information
OTHER ACTIVITIES
In March 2018 he was selected as a representative for the International Paralympic Committee [IPC] Athletes' Council on a four-year term. (paralympic.org, 18 Mar 2018)

FURTHER EDUCATION
He has a master's degree in theoretical physics and a PhD in applied physics from the University of Jyvaskyla in Finland. He also spent one year as a visiting scholar at the University of Texas at Austin in the United States of America. In 2018 he continued his academic career as a post-doctoral researcher. (Athlete, 30 Jan 2018; LinkedIn profile, 01 Jan 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games (Vancouver, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 1 km Sprint Visually impaired Qualification 18
Men's 10 km Visually impaired Final Round 13
Men's 20 km Visually impaired Final Round 12
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 20 km Visually Impaired Final Round 2014-03-10 11
Men's 1 km Sprint Visually Impaired Qualification 2014-03-12 15
4x2.5 km Open Relay Final Round 2014-03-15 8
Men's 10 km Visually Impaired Final Round 2014-03-16 16
2017 IPC Nordic skiing World Championships Finsterau, GER (Finsterau, Germany)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Middle Distance - Free Style VI Final 2017-02-19 19
Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games (Pyeongchang, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 20km Free Visual Impaired Final 2018-03-12 12
Men's 1.5km Sprint Classic Visual Impaired Final 2018-03-14 17
Men's 10km Classic Visual Impaired Final 2018-03-17 14