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Torstein Aanekre

Para Ice Hockey

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Lillehammer, NOR
Occupation
Consultant
Languages
English, Norwegian
Higher education
Law

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2013 in Lillehammer, Norway.
Why this sport?
He enjoys Para ice hockey because it is fun, challenging and physical.
Club / Team
Mjosa Pikes: Lillehammer, NOR
Name of coach
Espen Hegde [national], NOR; Kristian Sonsteli, NOR, from 2015

International debut

Year
2017
Competing for
Norway

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Representing the Norway national Para ice hockey team. (Athlete, 06 Mar 2018)
Most influential person in career
Coaches Kristian Sonsteli and Espen Hegde. (Athlete, 06 Mar 2018)
Impairment
He sustained a spinal cord injury after falling out of a tree. (Athlete, 06 Mar 2018)

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