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Milan Blaha

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Classification
F54

Further personal information

Family
Children Michal and Milan
Residence
Náchod, CZE
Languages
English, Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 1998 at age 31, in Nove Mesto nad Metuji, Czech Republic.
Why this sport?
"To improve my physical condition."
Club / Team
SK Nove Mesto nad Metuji: Czech Republic
Name of coach
Vlasta Hofmanova
Coach from which country?
Czech Republic
Coach from what year?
2011

International debut

Year
2005
Competing for
Czech Republic
Tournament
European Championship
Location
Espoo

General interest

Nicknames
Milda (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)
Hobbies
Sports, reading, computer, handbiking. (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)
Memorable sporting achievement
Coming second at the 2009 Paralympic Cup in Manchester, England. (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)
Most influential person in career
His girlfriend. (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)
Hero / Idol
George Tischler. (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"To compete honestly and without doping." (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)
Impairment
He has a spinal cord injury from a car accident. (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F53/54 Final Round 6
Men's Discus Throw F54 Final Round 7
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F53/54 Final Round 12
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F54/55 Final 1 2013-07-27 10