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ANDERSEN Jonas
Sport Shooting Para sport
NPC Denmark   
GenderMen
Age27
Place of BirthTranbjerg, DEN
Height1.91 m
Weight 105 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Classification
SH2
Further Personal Information
Occupation
Communications Professional
Languages
Danish, English
Higher education
Design - Commerce Academy Aarhus: Viby, DEN
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began shooting in 2001 at the Gunner Club DSB/ASF in Arhus, Denmark.
Why this sport?
"I started swimming at an early age, but because of my disorder, I was forced to find an alternative sport. I then tried shooting at a children's event at the DSB/ASF club. Ever since then I've been hooked on it."
Club / Team
Slagelse Skytteforening: Denmark
Name of coach
Steen Hansen [national], DEN
Senior International Debut
Year
2010
Competing for
Denmark
Tournament
World Cup
Location
Szczecin
General Interest
Nicknames
Rulle ["It means 'rolling' in Danish. I was given the name because I am in a wheelchair"]. (Athlete, 08 Feb 2012)
Hobbies
Playing video games, going to the cinema with friends. (Athlete, 08 Feb 2012)
Most influential person in career
All his coaches. (Athlete, 08 Feb 2012)
Injuries
He broke his femur in March 2002 after falling off a snow sled on the last day of a skiing trip. It took him six months to recover. (Athlete, 08 Feb 2012, 09 Mar 2011)
Impairment
He has muscular dystrophy. (Athlete, 08 Feb 2012)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He works as a communications officer for Langhoj ApS, a company that specialises in adapting cars for people with an impairment in Denmark. (Facebook profile, 15 Feb 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
9 2012 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 600
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
14 2014 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 633.1
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
6 2013 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 125.4