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Marek Kamzik

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Family
Partner Ivana Hanekova, son Marek, daughter Kim
Residence
Velký Krtíš, SVK
Occupation
Business Owner, Massage Therapist
Languages
Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began powerlifting in 2015 in Velky Krtis, Slovakia.
Club / Team
M&J Fit Club: Bánovce nad Bebravou, SVK
Name of coach
Michal Capla, SVK, from 2015

International debut

Year
2015
Competing for
Slovakia
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Eger, HUN

General interest

Nicknames
Kamzo (Athlete, 23 May 2019)
Hobbies
History, documentaries, nature, sport. (Athlete, 23 May 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Placing sixth at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, and finishing fourth at the 2018 European Championships in Berck-sur-Mer, France. (Athlete, 23 May 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Michal Capla. (Athlete, 23 May 2019)
Hero / Idol
Russian powerlifter Kirill Sarychev. (Athlete, 23 May 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 23 May 2019)
Impairment
He has spina bifida. (Athlete, 23 May 2019)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He owns Marek Kamzik Massage, Preventive and Restorative Exercises, a sport health business in Velky Krtis, Slovakia. (Athlete, 08 Mar 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's +107 kg Final Round 2016-09-14 6
Mexico City 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Over 107.00kg Final 2017-12-07 12