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1970-Scott Danberg photo

Scott Danberg

Athletics | Powerlifting | Swimming
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Short stature
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F40

Further personal information

Family
Son Jack
Occupation
Director, Fitness Instructor
Languages
English
Higher education
Human Movement Studies - California State University, Northridge: United States

Sport specific information

Name of coach
Butch Schovanec [national]

General interest

Awards and honours
He was the United States of America's flag bearer during the opening ceremony of the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (broward.org, 15 Sep 2012)
Other sports
He competed in athletics at the Paralympic Games in 1988, 2004, 2008 and 2012, winning a silver medal in javelin at the 1988 Games in Seoul. He also participated in swimming at the 1988 Games. (broward.org, 15 Sep 2012; SportsDeskOnline, 04 Sep 2012)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He works as the director of fitness at the Pritikin Longevity Center in Miami, FL, United States of America. He also serves as a throwing manager for the Dwarf Athletic Association of America [DAAA]. (forbes.com, 30 Nov 2015; ourhealthyplan.com, 10 Oct 2017; daaa.org, 28 Aug 2017)

OTHER STUDIES
He has studied a PhD in education and leadership. (teamusa.org, 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Seoul 1988 Paralympic Games (Seoul, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin L4 Final Round 2
Men's 50 m Backstroke L3 Final Round 8
Men's 50 m Backstroke L3 Heat 2 5
Men's 200 m Freestyle L3 Heat 2 5
Barcelona 1992 Paralympic Games (Barcelona, Spain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -60 kg Final Round 5
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F40 Final Round 8
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F40 Final Round 4
Men's Shot Put F40 Final Round 2
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F40 Final Round 5
IPC Athletics World Championships Birmingham 1998 (Birmingham, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F40 Final Round 1
Men's Discus Throw F40 Final Round 1
Men's Shot Put F40 Final Round 1
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F40 Final 2011-01-24 3
Men's Shot Put F40 Final 2011-01-25 13
Men's Javelin F40 Final 2011-01-28 8
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F40 Final Round 2012-09-04 7
2014 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 59.00 kg MD Final 2014-04-06 14