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KUNKELOVA Monika
Sport Wheelchair Curling
NPC Slovakia   
GenderWomen
Age41
Place of BirthNitra, TCH
Height1.68 m
Weight 60 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Residence
Nitra, SVK
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Slovak
Higher education
Social Work Studies - University Konstantina Filozofa: Nitra, SVK
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2010 in Bratislava, Slovakia.
Club / Team
Wheelchair Curling Club: Dubnica, SVK
Name of coach
Frantisek Pitonak [national], SVK
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Lead
Handedness
Right
Senior International Debut
Year
2010
Competing for
Slovakia
Location
Lohja, FIN
General Interest
Hobbies
Making jewellery. (Athlete, 18 Feb 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Placing sixth at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (Athlete, 18 Feb 2018)
Most influential person in career
Her sisters Janka and Martina. (Athlete, 18 Feb 2018)
Hero / Idol
Slovakian politician Andrej Kiska. (Athlete, 18 Feb 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"My wealth is the people around me." (Athlete, 18 Feb 2018)
Impairment
She has paraplegia as the result of an accident in 1994. (Athlete, 18 Feb 2018; spv.sk, 16 Aug 2017)

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