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Martin Dvorak

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F34

Further personal information

Residence
Tábor, CZE
Occupation
Businessperson
Languages
Czech, English, German, Italian
Higher education
Media Studies - Metropolitan University Prague: Czech Republic

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2006 in Teplice, Czech Republic.
Why this sport?
He wanted to make new friends.
Club / Team
Atletika Tabor: Czech Republic
Name of coach
Jiri Kadlec [club]
Training Regime
He trains five times a week, with each session lasting 90 minutes. He includes regular rehabilitation and swimming in his training programme.

International debut

Year
2014
Competing for
Czech Republic

General interest

Most influential person in career
Czech Para thrower Bohumil Soun. (Athlete, 18 Jul 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never give up." (Athlete, 18 Jul 2017)
Awards and honours
In 2019 he was named the Best Para Athlete of the South Bohemian Region in the Czech Republic and Best Para Athlete of Tabor, Czech Republic. (taborsky.denik.cz, 29 Dec 2019, 02 Nov 2019)

In 2014 he was named among the Best Athletes of the Cerebral Palsy Czech Sports Federation. (Cerebral Palsy Czech Sports Federation, 21 Mar 2015)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Facebook page, 13 Oct 2019)
Impairment
He was born with cerebral palsy. (Facebook page, 13 Oct 2019)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He works as a managing director of Mikelsoft, a company in Tabor, Czech Republic. (Facebook profile, 25 Feb 2020)

Results

Unit Date Rank
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F34 Final 1 2017-07-16 9
Men's Discus Throw F34 Final 1 2017-07-22 11