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Gyula Gurisatti

Shooting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SH1

Further personal information

Family
Wife Gurisattine Nagy Edina, son Gergo, daughters Lilla and Greta
Residence
Dunaújváros, HUN
Occupation
Athlete, Coach
Languages
English, Hungarian, Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 38.
Club / Team
DVCSH UBSE [HUN] / Komaromi VSE [HUN]:
Name of coach
Gyula Karacsony [personal], HUN, from 2008
Handedness
Right

International debut

Year
2004
Competing for
Hungary

General interest

Nicknames
Gyuszko (Athlete, 08 Feb 2012)
Hobbies
Fishing. (origo.hu, 17 Apr 2015)
Most influential person in career
Coach Gyula Karacsony. (Athlete, 08 Feb 2012
Hero / Idol
His father. (Athlete, 08 Feb 2012
Other sports
Before his accident he was a finswimmer [swimming with either monofins or swimfins], winning four world titles and one European title. He also competed in angling at the 2017 World Championships for Veterans in Kanjiza, Serbia.
(mindenamisport.com, 20 Jun 2017; duol.hu, 15 May 2017; peking2008.dumaujvaros.hu, 24 Aug 2008)
Famous relatives
His daughter Lilla won gold for Hungary at the 2015 Underwater Orienteering European Junior Championships in Liberec, Czech Republic. His youngest daughter Greta played water polo for Hungary at the 2015 World Junior Championships in Volos, Greece. (origo.hu, 17 Apr 2015; boon.hu, 22 Aug 2015; volos2015.com, 2015)
Impairment
He lost both his legs below the knee because of an oxygen bottle explosion in 1999. (peking2008.dumaujvaros.hu, 24 Aug 2008)
Other information
OCCUPATION
In 2001 he began working as a coach for the Hungarian national underwater orienteering team. (rioklub.hu, 28 Dec 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Air Pistol SH1 Qualification 25
Mixed Sport Pistol SH1 Qualification 19
Mixed Free Pistol SH1 Qualification 21
2010 IPC Shooting World Championships (Zagreb, Croatia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed 25m Sport Pistol SH1 Qualification 2010-07-18 9
Mixed 50m Free Pistol SH1 Qualification 2010-07-21 25
Men's 10m Air Pistol SH1 Qualification 2010-07-23 15
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
P1 - Men's 10 m Air Pistol SH1 Qualification 2012-08-30 15
P3 - Mixed 25 m Pistol SH1 Qualification 2012-09-03 18
P4 - Mixed 50 m Pistol SH1 Qualification 2012-09-06 13
2014 IPC Shooting World Championships (Suhl, Germany)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 10m Air Pistol SH1 Qualification 2014-07-20 22
Mixed 25m Pistol SH1 Qualification 2014-07-22 13
Mixed 50m Pistol SH1 Qualification 2014-07-24 10
Mixed Air Pistol Standard SH1 Qualification 2014-07-25 11
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
P1 - Men's 10 m Air Pistol SH1 Qualification 2016-09-09 12
P3 - Mixed 25 m Pistol SH1 Qualification 2016-09-11 18
P4 - Mixed 50 m Pistol SH1 Qualification 2016-09-14 21
Cheongju 2018 World Shooting Para Sport Championships (Cheongju, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
P1 - Men's 10m Air Pistol SH1 Qualification 2018-05-05 29
P3 - Mixed 25m Pistol SH1 Qualification 2018-05-05 13
P4 - Mixed 50m Pistol SH1 Qualification 2018-05-05 33
P5 - Mixed 10m Air Pistol Standard SH1 Qualification 2018-05-05 13