19337-Martin Bihary photo

Martin Bihary



Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment

Further personal information

Rokycany, CZE
Personal Trainer

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began powerlifting at age eight.
Why this sport?
His brother bought him a set of dumbbells and encouraged him to start weight training.
Club / Team
Centrum Zdravotne Postizenych: Ceské Budejovice, CZE
Name of coach
Jiri Smekal

General interest

Awards and honours
In 2018 he was named Para Athlete of the Year in South Bohemia, Czech Republic. (, 19 Jan 2019; 22 Dec 2018)

He was named Best Overall Male Lifter in the Bench Press at the 2018 International Blind Sports Federation [IBSA] Bench Press and Powerlifting World Championships in Luxor, Egypt. (, 06 Dec 2018)


Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -82.5 kg Final Round 11