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Adela Mikova

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
S14, SB14, SM14

Further personal information

Residence
Liberec, CZE
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Czech

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2003 at age 12 at school.
Why this sport?
"I was winning in swimming and I enjoyed it, so I stayed with it."
Club / Team
SK Handisport Liberec: Czech Republic
Name of coach
Jan Nevrkla [national], CZE

International debut

Year
2005
Competing for
Czech Republic
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Liberec, CZE

General interest

Most influential person in career
Coach Alexandra Erlebachova. (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)
Hero / Idol
Dutch swimmer Magda Toeters. (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)
Injuries
She injured her shoulder prior to 2012, which took six months to recover. (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)

In April 2009, she underwent surgery on her appendix and had to stop training for six weeks. (globalgames09.com, 18 Jun 2009)
Awards and honours
She was named Liberec's Para Athlete of the Year in 2013. (liberec.cz, 29 Jan 2014)
Other sports
She has competed in Nordic skiing and athletics at the Czech national championships. (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Backstroke S14 Heat 2 6
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB14 Heat 1 5
Women's 200 m Freestyle S14 Heat 2 4
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Backstroke S14 Heat 1 2012-08-31 6
Women's 200 m Freestyle S14 Heat 3 2012-09-02 6
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB14 Heat 1 2012-09-06 5