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Taneli Harkonen

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S14, SB14, SM14

Further personal information

Residence
Lappeenranta, FIN
Occupation
Maintenance Worker
Languages
Finnish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2008 in Lappeenranta, Finland.
Why this sport?
His father practised the sport.
Club / Team
Lappeenrannan Uimarit: Finland
Name of coach
Timo Harkonen [national, father], FIN
Training Regime
He has seven training sessions per week.

International debut

Year
2016

General interest

Hobbies
Playing the guitar. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Hero / Idol
Finnish swimmers Antti Kasvio and Jani Sievinen. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Impairment
He was diagnosed with severe dysphasia at an early age. (esaimaa.fi, 07 Feb 2017)