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Jakub Kosek

Shooting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SG-S, SH1

Further personal information

Family
Partner Marie, son Adam
Residence
Czech Republic
Occupation
Athlete, Manager
Languages
Czech

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2016 at age 31 at the SSK ELAN Olomouc club in the Czech Republic.
Club / Team
SSK ELAN Olomouc: Czech Republic
Name of coach
Krel Malek, Radek Kozak, Vladimir Marcan

General interest

Nicknames
Kosa (Athlete, 27 Aug 2021)
Hobbies
Quad biking. (Athlete, 27 Aug 2021)
Most influential person in career
Czech Para sport shooter Frantisek Konecny. (Athlete, 27 Aug 2021)
Hero / Idol
Czech sport shooter David Kostelecky. (Athlete, 27 Aug 2021)
Injuries
In 2020 he fractured his left hand in a quad biking accident and was out of action for three months. (Athlete, 27 Aug 2021)
Awards and honours
He was named the 2020 Para Athlete of the Year in Olomouc, Czech Republic. (denik.cz, 25 Feb 2021)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2024 Paralympic Games in Paris. (Athlete, 27 Aug 2021)
Impairment
He injured his spine in an accident in April 2015. (pochody.eu, 01 Oct 2015)
Other information
PREVIOUS CAREER
Before his accident he served in the Czech armed forces and worked as a volunteer firefighter. (pochody.eu, 01 Oct 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Cheongju 2018 World Shooting Para Sport Championships (Cheongju, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
P3 - Mixed 25m Pistol SH1 Qualification 2018-05-05 8
P5 - Mixed 10m Air Pistol Standard SH1 Qualification 2018-05-05 14