Vegard Dragsund Sverd
Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Post University: Waterbury, CT, USA
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up athletics in 2012 in Oslo, Norway.
Why this sport?
He wanted to become a faster runner.
Club / Team
Norna-Salhus: Bergen, NOR
Most influential person in career
Physio Espen Hanssen. (Athlete, 22 Oct 2015)
He suffered a hamstring injury in the late part of 2015. (friidrett.no, 16 Nov 2016)
Awards and honours
In 2018 he received the Karolineprisen, presented by the Wang Sports High School in Norway. The award is given annually to a student who combines academic results with non-professional sporting achievements. (friidrett.no, 13 Jan 2018)
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (friidrett.no, 16 Nov 2016)
He was born with Stargardt disease. The condition began to affect his vision while he was in the third grade of primary school. (friidrett.no, 16 Nov 2016)
|Men's 100 m T13||Heat 1||2015-10-23||12|
|Men's 200 m T13||Heat 2||2015-10-25||9999|
|Men's 100 m T13||Heat 1||2017-07-16||16|
|Men's Long Jump T13||Final 1||2017-07-22||9|