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Svein Lilleberg

Nordic Skiing
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Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW2, LW2

Further personal information

Family
Children Stine, Marius, Jonas and Elise Marie
Languages
Norwegian, English
Higher education
Economics

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began para-skiing in 1982.
Name of coach
Torbjorn Pettersen Broks [national], NOR
Training Regime
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Handedness
Right

International debut

Year
1982
Competing for
Norway
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Switzerland

General interest

Injuries
He broke several ribs and punctured a lung when warming up for the 10km classic competition at the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games in Vancouver, requiring him to pull out of the event. He was only able to compete in the 20km free competition. (skiforbundet.no, 21 Mar 2011)
Impairment
He contracted polio in his left leg at seven months old. He was one of the last people in Norway to contract polio, which has since been eradicated from the country. (skiforbundet.no, 21 Mar 2011)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Innsbruck 1988 Paralympic Winter Games (Innsbruck, Austria)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 7.5 km LW4 Final Round 1
Men's Short Distance 5 km LW4 Final Round 2
Men's Long Distance 15 km LW4 Final Round 2
Men's 4x5 km Relay LW2-9 Final Round 1
Lillehammer 1994 Paralympic Winter Games (Lillehammer, Norway)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 20 km Classical Technique LW4 Final Round 2
Men's 4x5 km Relay Standing/blind Final Round 1
Men's 10 km Free Technique LW2/3/9 Final Round 2
Men's 5 km Classical Technique LW4 Final Round 2
Men's 7.5 km LW2/3/9 Final Round 3
Nagano 1998 Paralympic Winter Games (Nagano, Japan)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 5 km Classical Technique LW3/4/9 Final Round 12
Men's 15 km Free Technique LW2/3/4/9 Final Round 8
Men's 20 km Classical Technique LW2-9 Final Round 13
Torino 2006 Paralympic Winter Games (Torino, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 5 km Standing Final Round 19
Men's 10 km Standing Final Round 5
Men's 20 km Standing Final Round 6
Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games (Vancouver, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 10 km Standing Final Round 9999
Men's 20 km Standing Final Round 19
Albertville 1992 Paralympic Winter Games (Albertville, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 4x5 km Relay LW2-9 Final Round 1
Men's Short Distance 5 km LW2,4 Final Round 2
Men's Long Distance 20 km LW2,4 Final Round 6
Innsbruck 1984 Paralympic Winter Games (Innsbruck, Austria)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Short Distance 5 km LW4 Final Round 2
Men's Middle Distance 10 km LW4 Final Round 1
Men's 4x5 km Relay LW2-9 Final Round 9999