Imagen
A picture of a young man

Martin Batka

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S7, SB6, SM7

Further personal information

Residence
Bratislava, SVK
Languages
Slovak

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
Swimming was recommended to him as part of his rehabilitation.
Club / Team
Centrum Hendikepovanych Plavcov: Bratislava, SVK
Name of coach
Henrich Krc [national], SVK
Training Regime
He trains at the pool four times a week.

General interest

Hobbies
Riding his electric bike, monoskiing, cooking. (sarm.pluska.sk, 20 Oct 2019)
Awards and honours
In 2019 he was named Best Junior Para Swimmer by the Slovak Association of Para Athletes [SZTPS] (sport.aktuality.sk, 09 Apr 2020)
Other sports
He has competed in Para swimming for Slovakia. (spv.sk, 15 Oct 2020; Instagram profile, 06 Jul 2017)
Impairment
He was born with diastrophic dysplasia, a condition that affects cartilage and bone development. (sarm.pluska.sk, 20 Oct 2019)