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Krisztina Kalman

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F32

Further personal information

Residence
Vác, HUN
Languages
Hungarian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para athletics in 2010 at the Vaci Remenyseg SE club in Hungary.
Why this sport?
She got involved in the sport as a form of therapy.

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2014 European Championships in Swansea, Wales. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
Her mother. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Tunisian Para thrower Maroua Ibrahmi. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2019)
Injuries
In August 2014 she underwent knee surgery and was unable to train for six weeks. (mindenamisport.com, 18 Aug 2016)
Awards and honours
In 2017 she received the Community Award from the Vaci Intellectuals Club in Hungary. (magyarkurir.hu, 04 Apr 2017)
Impairment
She sustained a brain injury after she was involved in a car accident in 2004. She was in a coma for six months, and has impaired muscle power in her legs. (mindenamisport.com, 18 Aug 2016; Athlete, 24 Oct 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Club Throw F31/32/51 Final 1 2013-07-24 15
Women's Shot Put F32-34 Final 1 2013-07-26 15
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Club Throw F32 Final 1 2015-10-22 9
Women's Shot Put F32 Final 1 2015-10-30 7
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F32 Final Round 2016-09-17 6