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Ture Lund

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F56

Further personal information

Family
Three children
Residence
Helsingør, DEN
Occupation
Teacher
Languages
Danish
Higher education
Teaching

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up para-athletics at the Sparta Athletic Club in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Why this sport?
He achieved fourth place in his first competitive event, which encouraged him to continue. "Life goes on. It's all about seeing opportunities and not obstacles, which is why I chose to try several different disability sports."
Club / Team
Helsingor IF Athletics: Denmark
Name of coach
Joachim Lund [national], DEN; Paul Steffeson, DEN, from 2015 ; Simon Stewart, USA

International debut

Year
2015
Competing for
Denmark

General interest

Sporting philosophy / motto
"You gotta have fun." (Athlete, 22 Sep 2015)
Other sports
He competed in handcycling from 2008-2012. (Athlete, 22 Sep 2015)
Impairment
He broke his back in a skiing accident in February 2008. (Athlete, 22 Sep 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F56 Final 1 2015-10-22 10
Men's Javelin F57 Final 1 2015-10-24 16