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STRAHT Rickard
Sport Para athletics
NPC Sweden   
GenderMen
Age27
Place of BirthLund, SWE
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T11, F11
Further Personal Information
Languages
Swedish
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up para-athletics at age 12 at the IFK Lund club in Sweden.
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Fight hard for what you want, you only have one life." (sydsvenskan.se, 02 Dec 2009)
Impairment
He was born blind in his left eye and has only 3% vision in his right eye. (sydsvenskan.se, 20 Jan 2011)
Other information
PASSED AWAY
In May 2013 he passed away at age 18. (sydsvenskan.se, 31 May 2013)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
7 2012 Long Jump F11 5.67