|Date of birth||Medal tally|
|22 June 1965||16 gold, 3 silver, 9 bronze|
Swedish star Jonas Jacobsson has gathered a remarkable 28 Paralympic Games medals during his career.
At the Arnhem 1980 Paralympic Games, 15-year-old Jacobsson claimed his first medals, taking home a silver and a bronze.
In 2004 in Athens he set three world records on his way to winning three gold medals. Twenty-eight years after his first appearance at the Games, he won another three golds at Beijing 2008, his eighth Paralympic Games in total.
In over 30 years of competition, Jacobsson has won 17 World and 22 European Championships titles. In 2001 he was awarded The King’s Medal, awarded by the Swedish Royal Family to citizens with special merits.