Atle Haglund

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Atle Haglund (born 10 April 1964) is a Norwegian ice sledge hockey and ice sledge speed racing athlete. He lost both his legs in a traffic accident at the age of eight.[1]

During the 1984 Winter Paralympics, Haglund participated in four disciplines of ice sledge speed racing. He won a gold in the 1,000 meter, and a silver in the 100 meter. During the 1988 Winter Paralympics, he again participated in four disciplines, and won a bronze in 1,500 meter. During the 1994 Winter Paralympics, he participated in both ice sledge speed racing and ice sledge hockey. He took a gold in 1,000 meter and 1,500, as well as a silver in 500 meter and the men's ice hockey tournament. He participated again in the ice sledge hockey at the following three Winter Paralympics, winning a gold in 1998, and a silver in 2002 and 2006.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Atle Haglund, medieyndling i Paralympics" (in Norwegian). Norwegian News Agency. 13 March 1998. 
  2. ^ Results for Atle Haglund from the International Paralympic Committee