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Jana Beruskova

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S5, SB5, SM5

Further personal information

Languages
Czech
Higher education
Computer Science - Faculty of Information Technology [CTU]: Prague, CZE

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age 13 in Prague, Czech Republic, and entered her first competition a year later.
Why this sport?
The local swimming club were encouraging volunteers to help children with an impairment learn how to swim. She was one of the children who benefited from the scheme.
Club / Team
SK Kontakt Prague: Czech Republic
Name of coach
Jan Nevrkla [club, national], CZE

General interest

Hobbies
Riding horses. (kontaktbb.cz, 02 Feb 2017)
Awards and honours
She was named the 2013 Impaired Athlete of the Year in Beroun, Czech Republic. (mesto-beroun.cz, 14 Jan 2014)
Other sports
She has competed in Para equestrian in the Czech Republic. (denik.cz, 29 Mar 2013)
Impairment
She was born with arthrogryposis, a congenital condition that affects a person's joints and the development of muscles. (idnes.cz, 16 Jul 2013)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 50 m Butterfly S5 Heat 1 2013-08-12 12