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Thommas Avdal

Para Ice Hockey

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Drammen, NOR
Occupation
Student
Languages
English, Norwegian
Higher education
Information Technology

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began playing Para ice hockey in 2011 in Oslo, Norway.
Why this sport?
He was encouraged to try the sport by Norwegian Para ice hockey player Rolf Einar Pedersen.
Club / Team
VIF Para Ice Hockey: Oslo, NOR
Name of coach
Espen Hegde [national], NOR
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Forward

International debut

Year
2013
Competing for
Norway

General interest

Impairment
In March 2011 he was snowboarding on a family holiday in Hemsedal, Norway, when he misjudged a jump and crashed. The accident resulted in paraplegia. (Athlete, 06 Mar 2018; lierposten.no, 05 Dec 2013)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games (Pyeongchang, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Tournament Group A 2018-03-10 1
Mixed Tournament Group A 2018-03-12 4
Mixed Tournament Group A 2018-03-13 6
Mixed Tournament Group A - Standings 2018-03-13 3
Mixed Tournament Classification 5-8 2018-03-14 2
Mixed Tournament Classification 5-6 2018-03-16 1