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Timo Karko

Para Ice Hockey

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency

Further personal information

Family
Wife Gitta
Residence
Hyvinkää, FIN
Occupation
Human Resources
Languages
English, Finnish, German, Swedish
Higher education
Management Information Systems - Helsinki Business College: Finland

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in around 2006.
Club / Team
Kiekko-Nikkarit: Riihimäki, FIN
Name of coach
Jari Harkala [national], FIN
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Goaltender

General interest

Hero / Idol
Finnish ice hockey goaltender Ari Sulander. (urheilugaala.fi, 14 Nov 2018)
Impairment
His left leg was amputated following a car accident in 2006. (urheilugaala.fi, 14 Nov 2018; Athlete, 15 Jun 2016)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He works as a human resources coordinator at Avarn Security Finland, a security services company based in Helsinki, Finland. (LinkedIn profile, 30 Nov 2021)

OTHER ACTIVITIES
He has served on the Para ice hockey development working group at the Finnish Paralympic Committee and as a board member at the Finnish Para Golf Association. (LinkedIn profile, 01 May 2021)

FURTHER STUDIES
In 2019 he began studying for a degree in business administration from Metropolia University of Applied Sciences in Helsinki, Finland. (LinkedIn profile, 01 May 2021)