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OLAH Attila
Sport Para-Cycling
NPC Romania   
GenderMen
Age29
Place of BirthTārgu Secuiesc, ROU
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Classification
C2
Further Personal Information
Residence
Tārgu Secuiesc, ROU
Languages
Hungarian
Higher education
Economics - Sapientia Hungarian University of Transylvania: Miercurea Ciuc, ROU
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He learned to cycle at age six, and began to pursue Para cycling in 2010.
Why this sport?
"As a young kid I played football a lot, and then at age six I was introduced to cycling. I learned to ride alone and the truth is I always loved cycling. In 2010 I had the option to join a cycling team and test myself in the sport."
Name of coach
Florent Horeau [personal], FRA, from 2015
Senior International Debut
Year
2010
Competing for
Romania
Tournament
European Cup
Location
Belgrade, SRB
General Interest
Most influential person in career
His family. (morfondir.ro, 01 Jul 2016)
Hero / Idol
Romanian Para cyclist Carol-Eduard Novak, Slovakian road cyclist Peter Sagan, Venezuelan Para cyclist Victor Garrido. (3szek.ro, 25 Jul 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"You can't buy happiness, but you can buy a bicycle and that's pretty close." (Facebook profile, 02 Aug 2017)
Other sports
He competed in road and track cycling at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (SportsDeskOnline, 16 Sep 2016)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (erdelyiriport.ro, 29 Sep 2016)
Impairment
He wears a prosthesis as his left leg did not fully develop from the age of two. (covasnamedia.ro, 02 Aug 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Road World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
17 2011 C2 - Time Trial 26:41
13 2011 C2 - Road Race 1:48:50
20 2013 C2 - Time Trial 29:42
15 2013 C2 - Road Race 1:38:49
Track World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
16 2011 C2 - 3km Pursuit  
17 2011 C2 - 1000m Time Trial  
  2011 C1-5 Team Sprint  DSQ
17 2015 C2 - 1000m Time Trial 1:23.933
17 2015 C2 - 3km Pursuit  
13 2015 C1-5 Team Sprint  
23 2015 C1-3 - Scratch Race  DNF
17 2016 C2 - 3km Pursuit  
16 2016 C2 - 1000m Time Trial 1:26.040
14 2016 C1-5 Team Sprint  
11 2016 C2 - Scratch Race  
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
26 2016 C1-3 - 1000m Time Trial 1:22.914
14 2016 C2 - Time Trial 32:20.80 
29 2016 C1-3 - Road Race 2:07:59