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SVANESOHN Victor
Sport Para athletics
NPC Sweden   
GenderMen
Age30
Place of BirthJönköping, SWE
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F38
Further Personal Information
Residence
Helsingborg, SWE
Occupation
Athlete, Coach, Massage Therapist, Student
Languages
English, Spanish, Swedish
Higher education
Massage Therapy - Campus Varberg: Sweden
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He first tried athletics in 2000 in Jankoping, Sweden.
Senior International Debut
Year
2011
Competing for
Sweden
General Interest
Most influential person in career
His parents and coach Ronny Kvist. (expressen.se, 21 Apr 2014; Athlete, 22 Oct 2015)
Hero / Idol
Estonian discus thrower Gerd Kanter. (Athlete, 22 Oct 2015)
Injuries
He injured his knee in March 2015 while at a training camp in Tenerife, Spain. He did not return to training until two months later. (hd.se, 28 Jul 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Do the job required." (Athlete, 22 Oct 2015)
Impairment
As a youth, he suffered from headaches. Doctors eventually found a tumour on his brain, and he underwent surgery to remove it at age 14. However, he had a brain haemorrhage three days later that resulted in paralysis on the left side of his body. (expressen.se, 21 Apr 2014)
Other information
OTHER STUDIES
He has also studied for a degree in sports science at Halmstad University in Sweden. In January 2018 he began studying for a degree in physiotherapy at Linkoping University in Sweden. (Facebook profile, 27 Jan 2020)

OCCUPATION
He works as a physiotherapist and massage therapist at Vikens IK in Sweden. He also works as a coach at Hoganas Athletics Association in Sweden. (Facebook profile, 27 Jan 2020)

OTHER ACTIVITIES
He has served as chairman of Hoganas Athletics Association in Sweden. (Facebook profile, 27 Jan 2020)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
5 2015 Shot Put F38 11.24
3 2017 Shot Put F38 13.63
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
4 2014 Shot Put F38 9.54
7 2014 Discus Throw F37/38 38.35
2 2016 Shot Put F38 12.03