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Balazs Koleszar

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Budapest, HUN
Languages
English, Hungarian
Higher education
Business Administration - Corvinus University: Budapest, HUN

Sport specific information

Name of coach
Fabian Attila [national]

International debut

Year
2008
Competing for
Hungary

General interest

Nicknames
Baloo (Vancouver, 21 Mar 2010)
Hobbies
Mixing music, attending open-air music festivals, jet-skiing, cycling, motorbiking. (Vancouver, 21 Mar 2010, sportmotor.hu, 14 Apr 2012))
Awards and honours
He was named Hungary's Civic Hero of the Year for 2011. (sportmotor.hu, 14 Apr 2012)

He was Hungary's flag bearer during the Opening Ceremony at the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games in Vancouver. (life.com, 14 Dec 2011)
Impairment
In 2006 he was involved in a motorcycle accident that resulted in him having one of his arms amputated above the elbow. (Vancouver, 21 Mar 2010)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games (Vancouver, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Slalom Standing Final Round 9999
Men's Giant Slalom Standing Final Round 34