Paul Aksel Johansen

Paul Aksel Johansen (born (1979-10-25)25 October 1979 in Bjugn) is a Norwegian wheelchair curler[1] and sport shooter.

Paul Aksel Johansen
 
Paul Aksel Johansen Ørland Pistolklubb synes det er mektig og stort å representere Norge i Rio 2016 (29233081160).jpg
Born (1979-10-25) 25 October 1979 (age 42)
Team
Curling clubTrondheim Curlingklubb, Trondheim
Career
Member Association Norway
World Wheelchair Championship
appearances
6 (2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2020)
Paralympic
appearances
Winter: 1 (2006),
Summer: 2 (2012, 2016)
Medal record

He represents Trondheim Curling Club and Ørland Pistol Club.

He is in a wheelchair, after he broke his neck in a car accident in May 2000.

He started playing wheelchair curling in 2003. As a wheelchair curler he participated at the 2006 Winter Paralympics where Norwegian team came in 4th place.

He began sport shooting in 2008. During the 2012 Summer Paralympics, he participated in shooting 10 meters of air rifle and 50 meters of rifle lying. In the 10 meter air rifle, he came in 37th place in the qualification, with 592 points, and did not reach the final. Lying on a rifle, he came in 35th place in the qualification, and did not reach the final here either.

During the 2016 Summer Paralympics, he participated in mixed 10 m air rifle prone SH1 (came in 28th place with 627.2 points) and mixed 50 m air rifle prone SH1 (came in 16th place with 611.3 points).

He was qualified to represent Norway at the 2020 Summer Paralympics in shooting (R6 - Mixed 50m Rifle Prone SH1).

Wheelchair curling teams and eventsEdit

Season Skip Third Second Lead Alternate Coach Events
2003–04 Paul Aksel Johansen Geir Arne Skogstad Lene Tystad Trine Fissum Gry Roaldseth WWhCC 2004 (12th)
2004–05 Paul Aksel Johansen Geir Arne Skogstad Lene Tystad Trine Fissum Rune Lorentsen Ingrid Claussen WWhCC 2005 (5th)
2005–06 Geir Arne Skogstad Rune Lorentsen Paul Aksel Johansen Trine Fissum Lene Tystad WPG 2006 (4th)

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

  • Paul Aksel Johansen at World Curling Federation 
  • Paul Aksel Johansen at Paralympic.org 
  • Paul Aksel Johansen at IPC.InfostradaSports.com 
  • "Paul Aksel Johansen tar Norges fjerde kvoteplass til de paralympiske leker" (in Norwegian). Norges Skytterforbund. 2019-10-18.