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DURIS Radoslav
Sport Wheelchair Curling
NPC Slovakia   
GenderMen
Age44
Place of BirthIlava, TCH
Height1.75 m
Weight 70 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Marital status
Married
Family
Wife Ivetka, daughter Ella
Residence
Dubnica, SVK
Occupation
Athlete, Information Technology
Languages
English, Slovak
Higher education
Engineering
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 2008 in Bratislava, Slovakia.
Club / Team
Wheelchair Curling Club: Dubnica, SVK
Name of coach
Frantisek Pitonak [national], SVK
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Skip
Handedness
Right
Senior International Debut
Year
2008
Competing for
Slovakia
Location
Prague, CZE
General Interest
Nicknames
Rado (Twitter profile, 28 Dec 2017)
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing sixth at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (Athlete, 18 Feb 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"I can and I will. Watch me!" (Athlete, 18 Feb 2018)
Other sports
He has played Para table tennis in the TT3 classification. (spv.sk, 16 Aug 2017)
Impairment
His impairment [paraplegia] is the result of injuries sustained in a car accident while he was at high school. (Athlete, 18 Feb 2018; paralympic.org, 16 Dec 2011)
Other information
OTHER ACTIVITIES
He is the president of the Wheelchair Curling Club in Slovakia. (wcc.sk, 21 Dec 2017; sport.gov.sk, 01 Apr 2013)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
6 2014 Team  
9 2018 Team  
World Championship
Rank Year Event Result
4 2011/2012 Team  
7 2012/2013 Team  
4 2014/2015 Team  
9 2015/2016 Team