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MAKSZIN Dacian
Sport Table Tennis
NPC Romania   
GenderMen
Age38
Place of BirthTārgu Mures, ROU
Height1.60 m
Weight 50 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
TT3
Further Personal Information
Marital status
Married
Family
Wife Adriana, daughter Renata
Residence
Cluj-Napoca, ROU
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Romanian
Higher education
Business Administration - Babes Bolyai University: Cluj-Napoca, ROU
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began in 1995 at age 15 in Romania.
Why this sport?
The namesake of the club where he began playing, Sally Wood-Lamont, encouraged him into the sport.
Club / Team
Club Sportiv Lamont: Cluj-Napoca, ROU
Name of coach
Anca Chereches, ROU, from 2003
Coach from which country?
Romania
Senior International Debut
Year
2002
Competing for
Romania
Location
Budapest, HUN
General Interest
Nicknames
Daci (Athlete, 21 May 2016)
Hobbies
Watching TV, listening to music. (Athlete, 21 May 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Playing the match with Alex Ohgren at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 21 May 2016)
Most influential person in career
His wife. (Athlete, 08 Aug 2012)
Hero / Idol
Serbian table tennis player, Zlatko Kesler. (Athlete, 21 May 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Fight until the last ball!" (Athlete, 21 May 2016)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 21 May 2016)
Impairment
His impairment is the result of a faulty vaccination he received as a child. (Athlete, 08 Aug 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
33 2010 Open Wheelchair  
7 2010 Team Class 4  
17 2014 Singles Class 3  
6 2017 Team Class 4  
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
9 2012 Singles Class 3  
Preliminary Round 2016 Singles Class 3  
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
5 2013 Singles Class 3  
5 2015 Singles Class 3  
5 2015 Team Class 4  
5 2017 Singles Class 3  
World Ranking (01 Nov 2015)
Rank Year Event Result
19 2015 Singles Class 3  
69 2015 Open Wheelchair  
19 2015 Singles Class 3  
69 2015 Open Wheelchair  
15 2017 Singles Class 3  
62 2017 Open Wheelchair  
21 2017 Singles Class 3  
72 2017 Open Wheelchair  
21 2017 Singles Class 3  
72 2017 Open Wheelchair  
23 2018 Singles Class 3  
74 2018 Open Wheelchair  
25 2018 Singles Class 3  
77 2018 Open Wheelchair  
25 2018 Singles Class 3  
77 2018 Open Wheelchair