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Martin Zvolanek

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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F51

Further personal information

Family
Daughter Adelka

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up athletics in Pardubice, Czech Republic.
Club / Team
SK Nove Mesto nad Metuji: Czech Republic
Name of coach
Petr Vratil [national], CZE

General interest

Hobbies
Computers, music, nature. (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)
Memorable sporting achievement
Participating in the 2000 and 2008 Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)
Injuries
Before 2012 he suffered from decubitus [pressure/bed sores] on his lower limbs, and a broken arm. (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Be patient." (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)
Other sports
He has competed at international level in table tennis, including winning a silver and a bronze medal at the 2000 Paralympic Games in Sydney. (handisport.cz, 29 Oct 2009)
Impairment
At age 12 he was involved in a traffic accident, resulting in quadriplegia. (pf.jcu.cz, 12 Feb 2007)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F51 Final Round 2
Men's Club Throw F32/51 Final Round 11
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Teams 1-2 Final 101
Men's Teams 1-2 Semifinal 201
Men's Teams 1-2 Quarterfinal 301
Men's Teams 1-2 Group B 3
Men's Teams 1-2 Group B 1
Men's Singles 2 Bronze Medal Match 102
Men's Singles 2 Semifinal 201
Men's Singles 2 Quarterfinal 301
Men's Singles 2 1/8th final 401
Men's Singles 2 Group E 3
Men's Singles 2 Group E 1
Men's Singles 2 Group E 2
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F32/51 Final Round 3
Men's Club Throw F32/51 Final Round 5
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Club Throw F31/32/51 Final Round 2012-08-31 5
Men's Discus Throw F51-53 Final Round 2012-09-06 6
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Club Throw F51 Final 1 2015-10-29 6
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Club Throw F51 Final Round 2016-09-16 6