Jón Halldórsson (athlete)

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Jón Halldórsson
Medal record
Track and field (athletics)
Representing  Iceland
Paralympic Games
Silver medal – second place 2004 Athens 100 metres - T35
Silver medal – second place 2004 Athens 200 metres - T35
For the Icelandic bishop see Jón Halldórsson

Jón Halldórsson is a paralympic athlete from Iceland competing mainly in category T35 sprint events. Jon won the silver medal in both the 100m and 200m at the 2004 Summer Paralympics, in both events being beaten South Africa's Teboho Mokgalagadi. He also finished behind Tegoho in the 2008 Summer Paralympics 100m when Teboho finished third and Jon finished fifth.[1]

Jón Halldórsson was also the name of a competitor in 1912.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ profile on paralympic.org
  2. ^ Um Frjálsíþróttadeild ÍR ÍR-ingurinn Jón Halldórsson keppti fyrstur Íslendinga á Ólympíuleikunum í frjálsíþróttum en hann keppti í 100 m hlaupi á leikunum í Stokkhólmi 1912. "