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Santeri Karvo

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Classification
T54, F57

Further personal information

Residence
Espoo, FIN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Finnish

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
"I saw a good fit and should have taken up Para athletics earlier. Everyone else is discovering that the sport is good fun. I watched all the other Para events in Finland but chose Para athletics. It's very real. We are all similar people."
Club / Team
Espoon Tapiot: Finland

General interest

Hero / Idol
Finnish Para athlete Leo-Pekka Tahti. (yle.fi, 19 Jan 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Live and let live." (jalostaja.fi, 2019)
Other sports
He represented Finland in wheelchair basketball at the 2019 European Para Youth Games in Pajulahti, Finland. (vammaisurheilu.fi, 16 May 2019; Instagram profile, 05 Jan 2019)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the Paralympic Games. (jalostaja.fi, 05 Sep 2019)