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Agata Koupilova

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S6, SB5, SM6

Further personal information

Residence
Pardubice, CZE
Occupation
Student
Languages
Czech, English, German

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age eight in Brno, Czech Republic.
Why this sport?
Her parents signed her up with a Para swimming club. "Swimming is one of only a few sports in which I don't need a wheelchair or any other special equipment."
Club / Team
SK Kontakt Praha: Czech Republic
Name of coach
Pavla Muller Mojziskova [club]; Jan Nevrkla [national], CZE

International debut

Year
2018
Competing for
Czech Republic
Location
Berlin, GER

General interest

Hobbies
Handcycling. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Setting a Czech national record in the S6 400m freestyle. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Most influential person in career
Her parents. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Hero / Idol
Czech Para swimmer Martin Kovar. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Impairment
She was diagnosed with cerebral palsy at age one. (tydeniky.cz, 2017)