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INTERNATIONAL PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE

mari?­n Balaz

Nordic Skiing
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
B2, B2

Further personal information

Residence
Levoca, SVK
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Slovak

Sport specific information

Name of coach
Vladimir Gogolak [national], SVK

International debut

Year
1997
Competing for
Slovakia
Location
Norway

General interest

Impairment
He has been visually impaired since an accident at age 12. He retains about 20 per cent vision in one eye. (ParalympicSportTV USA, 04 Mar 2010; ski-wm2003.de, 01 Dec 2003)