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Hanka Kolnikova

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T13, F13

Further personal information

Residence
Hlohovec, SVK
Occupation
Athlete, Student, Teacher
Languages
English, Slovak
Higher education
Pedagogy - Comenius University: Bratislava, SVK

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in a special primary school for children with impaired vision.
Training Regime
She trains at the National Sports Centre in Bratislava, Slovakia.

General interest

Hero / Idol
Her mother. (zenskyweb.sk, 04 Apr 2012)
Injuries
Her preparation for the 2012 Paralympic Games in London was hampered when she suffered a knee injury in February that year. (zena.sme.sk, 18 Aug 2012)

In 2006 she suffered a stress fracture of her leg. (erun.hnonline.sk, 16 Nov 2013)
Awards and honours
In 2012 she was named Slovak Woman of the Year in the sport category. (zenskyweb.sk, 22 Feb 2012)
Impairment
She grew up with a degenerative visual impairment. She is blind in her right eye and has low vision in her left. (erun.hnonline.sk, 16 Nov 2013; zenskyweb.sk, 04 Apr 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m T12 Heat 1 9999
Women's Long Jump F12 Final Round 5
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m T12 Heat 1 3
Women's 200 m T12 Heat 3 2
Women's 100 m T12 Final B 1
Women's 100 m T12 Heat 2 2
Women's 100 m T12 Heat 5 2
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m T12 Heat 2 2011-01-22 2
Women's 200 m T12 Final 2011-01-23 2
Women's 100 m T12 Heat 3 2011-01-25 1
Women's 100 m T12 Final 2011-01-25 2
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T12 Heat 2 2012-09-01 2
Women's 100 m T12 Heat 1 2012-09-01 3
Women's 200 m T12 Heat 2 2012-09-06 3
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m T12 Semifinal 2 2013-07-20 4
Women's 200 m T12 Final 1 2013-07-21 3
Women's 100 m T12 Heat 1 2013-07-23 3
Women's 100 m T12 Final 1 2013-07-24 4
Women's 100 m T12 Semifinal 1 2013-07-24 4