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NEUMAN Andreas
Sport Para ice hockey
NPC Sweden   
GenderMen
Age37
Place of BirthGävle, SWE
Height1.79 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Family
Son Melker
Residence
Hofors, SWE
Languages
Swedish
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2016.
Why this sport?
He liked the fact that the sport was challenging.
Club / Team
Hedemora SK: Sweden
Name of coach
Erik Vikstrom [national], SWE
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Goaltender
Senior International Debut
Year
2016
Competing for
Sweden
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Qualifying for the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 06 Mar 2018)
Most influential person in career
His son Melker. (Athlete, 06 Mar 2018)
Impairment
In December 2007 he was involved in an accident while working at a limestone factory. His lower left leg was amputated, and he required treatment for burns during a seven-week stay at Uppsala Hospital in Sweden. "I got burns from the chest down. My left leg was severely burned, so they had to amputate it. I swayed between life and death for five weeks." (Athlete, 06 Mar 2018; sverigesradio.se, 12 Oct 2017; aftonbladet.se, 05 Jun 2013)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He works as safety officer at Enerco Group AB, an industrial technology and maintenance services in Hofors, Sweden. (Facebook profile, 20 Dec 2018; enerco.se, 04 Dec 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
7 2018 Team  
World Championship
Rank Year Event Result
6 2017 Team  
7 2019 Team  
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
5 2016 Team