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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
Residence
Kreckov, CZE
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. "I used to play football. I always enjoyed playing team sports so ice hockey was the right choice for me."
Club / Team
HC Sparta Praha: Czech Republic
Name of coach
Jakub Novotny [club, national]
Training Regime
He trains for 12 hours a week.
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Forward

International debut

Year
2009
Competing for
Czech Republic

General interest

Nicknames
Raulik (caths.cz, 27 Feb 2014)
Hobbies
Cycling, spending time with family, kayaking. (Athlete, 05 Mar 2022)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at his first Paralympic Winter Games, in Vancouver in 2010. (Athlete, 05 Mar 2022)
Most influential person in career
His wife. (Athlete, 05 Mar 2022)
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