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Jiri Raul

Para Ice Hockey

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Family
Children Vitek and Jolanka
Languages
Czech, Slovak

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2008 in Kolin, Czech Republic.
Why this sport?
He was introduced to the sport by Czech Para ice hockey player Zdenek Safranek.
Club / Team
HC Sparta Praha: Czech Republic
Name of coach
Jiri Briza [national], CZE
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Defence

International debut

Year
2009
Competing for
Czech Republic

General interest

Nicknames
Raulik (caths.cz, 27 Feb 2014)
Memorable sporting achievement
Representing the Czech Republic at the Paralympic Winter Games in 2010, 2014, and 2018. (Athlete, 08 Mar 2018)
Most influential person in career
His wife and his children. (Athlete, 08 Mar 2018)
Impairment
In 2004 he sustained a broken leg playing football. He underwent surgery, but a week later his leg became infected and eventually had to be amputated below the knee. (Athlete, 08 Mar 2018; rozhlas.cz, 28 Apr 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games (Vancouver, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Group A 2
Mixed Group A 3
Mixed Group A 6
Mixed Classification 5-8 201
Mixed Classification 5-6 101
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Group A 2014-03-08 1
Mixed Group A 2014-03-09 3
Mixed Group A 2014-03-11 6
Mixed Group A - Standings 2014-03-11 3
Mixed Classification 5-6 2014-03-12 202
Mixed Classification 5-8 2014-03-14 101
Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games (Pyeongchang, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Tournament Group B 2018-03-11 3
Mixed Tournament Group B 2018-03-12 4
Mixed Tournament Group B 2018-03-13 6
Mixed Tournament Group B - Standings 2018-03-13 3
Mixed Tournament Classification 5-8 2018-03-14 1
Mixed Tournament Classification 5-6 2018-03-16 1