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Csaba Meilinger

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S9, SB9, SM9

Further personal information

Residence
Pécs, HUN
Languages
English, Hungarian
Higher education
Law - University of Pecs: Hungary

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming in 2006 in Pecs, Hungary.
Why this sport?
He was inspired to take up the sport after watching Hungarian para-swimmer Janos Becsey compete.
Club / Team
Pecsi Sport : Hungary
Name of coach
Csaba Sos [national], HUN

International debut

Year
2007

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Achieving an eighth place finish at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2015)
Most influential person in career
His family. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2015)
Hero / Idol
Austrian formula one driver Niki Lauda. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never back down!" (Athlete, 11 Jul 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Butterfly S9 Heat 2 7
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM9 Heat 2 6
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Heat 2 3
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Final Round 7
Men's 50 m Freestyle S9 Heat 2 3
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Butterfly S9 Heat 1 2012-08-30 5
Men's 50 m Freestyle S9 Heat 1 2012-09-05 3
Men's 50 m Freestyle S9 Final Round 2012-09-05 8
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM9 Heat 1 2012-09-06 4
Men's 100 m Freestyle S9 Heat 2 2012-09-07 4
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Freestyle S9 Heat 1 2013-08-12 11
Men's 50 m Freestyle S9 Final 1 2013-08-13 8
Men's 50 m Freestyle S9 Heat 2 2013-08-13 6
Men's 100 m Butterfly S9 Heat 1 2013-08-17 9
Men's 100 m Backstroke S9 Heat 1 2013-08-18 8
Men's 100 m Backstroke S9 Final 1 2013-08-18 8
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Backstroke S9 Heat 1 2015-07-13 10
Men's 50 m Freestyle S9 Heat 3 2015-07-16 8
Men's 50 m Freestyle S9 Final 1 2015-07-16 8
Men's 100 m Butterfly S9 Heat 2 2015-07-17 8
Men's 100 m Butterfly S9 Final 1 2015-07-17 8