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KROGIUS Henrik
Sport Para swimming
NPC Finland   
GenderMen
Age21
Place of BirthHelsinki, FIN
Height1.29 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Short stature
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S5, SB5, SM5
Further Personal Information
Languages
English, Finnish, Swedish
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2013 in Helsinki, Finland.
Why this sport?
One of his teachers encouraged him to try the sport.
Club / Team
Helsingfors Simsallskap [FIN] / SOPAC Swim Club [AUS]:
Senior International Debut
Year
2017
Competing for
Finland
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a silver medal and a bronze medal at the 2017 World Dwarf Games in Guelph, ON, Canada. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Most influential person in career
His family. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Hero / Idol
Finnish Formula One driver Kimi Raikkonen. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Instagram profile, 30 Dec 2019)
Impairment
He is a person of short stature. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Other information
OVERSEAS EXPERIENCE
He has spent time training with the SOPAC Swim Club in Sydney, NSW, Australia. (SOPAC Swim Facebook page, 18 Feb 2020; uimaliitto.fi, 12 Sep 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Heats 2019 50m Butterfly S5 46.13
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
10 2018 100m Backstroke S6 2:23.72
7 2018 50m Butterfly S6 46.06
12 2018 100m Freestyle S6 1:38.99