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DALHAUG Anna
Sport Para athletics
NPC Norway   
GenderWomen
Age21
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Classification
T63
Further Personal Information
Residence
Sandefjord, NOR
Languages
Norwegian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para athletics in the early part of 2016.
Why this sport?
She has always been involved in sports, and likes to be active. "Sport means a lot to me. I have shown what I am good at. Even if I'm missing half a leg, I can still be good."
Club / Team
Sandefjord Turn & Idrettsforening [STIF]: Norway
Name of coach
Magnus Ludvigsen [national]
General Interest
Impairment
Her left leg has been amputated above the knee. (sandefjordtif.weborg.no, 29 Mar 2016)
Other information
FROM INDIA TO NORWAY
She was born in India and lived her early years in an orphanage in Kolkata, where she was friends with another girl called Tara. After Dalhaug was adopted and moved to Norway, Tara was adopted by a family in Canada. Several years later they found each other on Facebook, and in 2015 they met again in person in Canada. (cbc.ca, 29 Jul 2015; globalnews.ca, 27 Jul 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
4 2016 100m T42 18.82