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Martin Kukla

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
T37, F37

Further personal information

Residence
Ceské Budejovice, CZE
Languages
Czech, English, French, German, Polish, Swedish
Higher education
Language Studies - University of South Bohemia: Ceské Budejovice, CZE

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up athletics at age seven in Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic. He began competing in 2006.
Why this sport?
He was encouraged by his father to do some sport in order to improve his health.
Club / Team
AK Olomouc: Czech Republic
Name of coach
Martina Musilova, CZE, from 2016

International debut

Year
2013
Competing for
Czech Republic
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Lyon, FRA

General interest

Nicknames
Marv (Facebook profile, 19 Sep 2017)
Hobbies
Reading, writing, listening to music, travelling. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2017 World Championships in London, England. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Don't dream it, be it." (Facebook profile, 19 Sep 2017)
Impairment
He is a person with cerebral palsy. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F37/38 Final 1 2013-07-23 9
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F37 Final 1 2017-07-19 4