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FREDRIKSSON Mikael
Sport Para swimming
NPC Sweden   
GenderMen
Age31
Place of BirthLindesberg, SWE
Height1.76 m
Weight 65 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S3, SB3, SM3
Further Personal Information
Family
Partner Oliwia
Residence
Gothenburg, SWE
Occupation
Athlete, Manager
Languages
English, Swedish
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began Para swimming in 1999 in Orebro, Sweden.
Why this sport?
"I always loved the water and when I first started I felt like my impairment disappeared."
Club / Team
Kungsbacka SS: Sweden
Name of coach
Andreas Jonerholm [national]
Senior International Debut
Year
2005
Competing for
Sweden
General Interest
Hobbies
Fishing, spending time with his dog. (Athlete, 15 Aug 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London and 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 15 Aug 2018)
Most influential person in career
Coach Rolf Skoogh. (Athlete, 15 Aug 2018)
Hero / Idol
Chinese Para swimmer Tao Zheng. (Athlete, 15 Aug 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"If you do something you love, you are going to be good at it." (Athlete, 01 Dec 2017)
Impairment
He was born with arthrogryposis multiplex congenita [AMC]. The condition affects his arms and legs. (Athlete, 01 Dec 2017; mikaelfredriksson.se, 30 May 2012)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He works as a customer manager at Bra Assistans, a disability service in Gothenburg, Sweden. (Facebook profile, 12 Jul 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Heats 2012 150m Individual Medley SM3 3:27.11
6 2012 50m Backstroke S3 55.81
7 2016 50m Backstroke S3 56.53 
8 2016 50m Freestyle S3 55.74 
8 2016 200m Freestyle S3 4:17.70
7 2016 150m Individual Medley SM3 3:28.28 
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
19 2006 50m Freestyle S4 1:07.03
11 2006 50m Backstroke S4 1:07.94
7 2006 50m Butterfly S4 1:08.01
7 2006 150m Individual Medley SM4 3:57.70
8 2010 50m Freestyle S3 1:00.27
8 2010 50m Butterfly S4 1:07.44
5 2010 50m Backstroke S3 1:01.72
14 2010 50m Breaststroke SB3 1:12.15
10 2010 150m Individual Medley SM3 3:41.90
5 2013 50m Freestyle S3 55.86
3 2013 50m Backstroke S3 57.07
4 2013 150m Individual Medley SM3 3:32.77
2 2013 50m Butterfly S3 1:03.15
8 2015 200m Freestyle S3 4:25.58
Heats 2015 200m Freestyle S4 4:27.19
6 2015 150m Individual Medley SM3 3:39.48
8 2015 50m Freestyle S3 56.63
7 2015 50m Backstroke S3 59.77
5 2017 50m Backstroke S3 1:00.26
6 2017 50m Freestyle S3 53.76
4 2017 150m Individual Medley SM3 3:36.52
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Event Result
2 2009 150m Individual Medley SM3 3:45.02
3 2009 50m Backstroke S4 59.44
3 2009 50m Freestyle S3 1:00.12
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
5 2014 100m Freestyle S3 2:04.91
4 2014 50m Freestyle S3 57.23
Heat 2014 50m Butterfly S5 1:10.30
3 2014 50m Backstroke S3 1:00.04
5 2014 150m Individual Medley SM3 3:41.01
7 2014 50m Breaststroke SB3 1:08.59
4 2016 50m Backstroke S3 58.10
5 2016 50m Freestyle S3 53.77
8 2016 50m Breaststroke SB3 1:05.09
3 2016 150m Individual Medley SM3 3:24.58
7 2016 200m Freestyle S3 4:23.10
2 2018 150m Individual Medley SM3 3:47.01
6 2018 50m Backstroke S3 1:03.61