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Katerina Husakova

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment

Further personal information

Residence
Prague, CZE
Occupation
Office Worker
Languages
Czech, English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up athletics at age 15.
Why this sport?
She was inspired to get involved in the sport by other Para athletes.
Club / Team
TJ Sokol Kralovske Vinohrady: Prague, CZE

General interest

Nicknames
Kacenka, Kaci, Cheeky (Facebook profile, 07 Dec 2020)
Most influential person in career
Her parents. (Athlete, 04 Sep 2016)
Hero / Idol
US sprinter Allyson Felix. (Athlete, 04 Sep 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"My life is a fight for victory." (Facebook profile, 18 Jun 2018)
Awards and honours
She was named Female Athlete of the Year at the 2018 Czech Association for the Intellectually Impaired [CSMPS] Awards. (csmps.cz, 20 Feb 2019)
Impairment
She has epilepsy. (irozhlas.cz, 12 Sep 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 800 m T20 Heat 2 2015-10-26 8
Women's 800 m T20 Final 1 2015-10-28 7
Women's 400 m T20 Heat 3 2015-10-29 18
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 400 m T20 Heat 1 2016-09-12 6
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 400 m T20 Heat 1 2017-07-17 5
Women's 400 m T20 Final 1 2017-07-18 4