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URHAUG Tommy
Sport Table Tennis
NPC Norway   
GenderMen
Age36
Place of BirthBergen, NOR
Height1.75 m
Weight 73 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
TT5
Further Personal Information
Marital status
Married
Family
Wife Gynn, daughters Oyvor and Solveig
Residence
Manger, NOR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Norwegian
Higher education
Occupational Therapy - University of Bergen: Norway
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began in 1994 at age 14 in Norway.
Why this sport?
His father inspired him.
Club / Team
Stord TTC: Bergen, NOR
Name of coach
Jan Bergersen, NOR, from 1996
Handedness
Right
Senior International Debut
Year
1999
Competing for
Norway
Tournament
International Tournament
Location
Wiener Neustadt, AUT
General Interest
Nicknames
Turhaug (Athlete, 12 May 2016)
Hobbies
Spending time with family. (Athlete, 12 May 2016)
Most influential person in career
His father. (Athlete, 12 May 2016)
Hero / Idol
Norwegian biathlete,Ole Einar Bjorndalen. (Athlete, 12 May 2016)
Ambitions
To win the gold medal at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 12 May 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2010 Singles Class 5  
9 2010 Open Wheelchair  
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
5 2000 Singles Class 5  
5 2000 Team Class 5  
3 2008 Singles Class 4-5  
1 2012 Singles Class 5  
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2013 Singles Class 5  
1 2015 Singles Class 5  
7 2015 Team Class 5  
World Ranking (01 Nov 2015)
Rank Year Event Result
1 2015 Singles Class 5  
3 2015 Open Wheelchair  
1 2015 Singles Class 5  
3 2015 Open Wheelchair