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Miroslav Hrbek

Para Ice Hockey

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Family
Wife Martina and five children
Residence
Cheb, CZE
Languages
Czech

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 2003 in Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic.
Why this sport?
"I had tried other team sports before, but sledge hockey is the right sport for me."
Club / Team
SKV Sharks: Karlovy Vary, CZE
Name of coach
Jiri Briza [national], CZE
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Defence

International debut

Year
2005
Competing for
Czech Republic
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Zlín, CZE

General interest

Nicknames
MIrda (caths.cz, 20 Feb 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Keep fighting hard to achieve your goal." (Athlete, 09 Mar 2014)
Awards and honours
He was the Czech Republic's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (pyeongchang2018.com, 09 Mar 2018)
Impairment
He was involved in a train accident that resulted in both of his legs being amputated. (Athlete, 09 Mar 2014)
Other information
COACHING
He coached the SKV Sharks Para ice hockey team during the 2017/18 season. (onlajny.com, 23 Sep 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games (Vancouver, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Group A 2
Mixed Group A 3
Mixed Group A 6
Mixed Classification 5-8 201
Mixed Classification 5-6 101
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Group A 2014-03-08 1
Mixed Group A 2014-03-09 3
Mixed Group A 2014-03-11 6
Mixed Group A - Standings 2014-03-11 3
Mixed Classification 5-6 2014-03-12 202
Mixed Classification 5-8 2014-03-14 101
Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games (Pyeongchang, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Tournament Group B 2018-03-11 3
Mixed Tournament Group B 2018-03-12 4
Mixed Tournament Group B 2018-03-13 6
Mixed Tournament Group B - Standings 2018-03-13 3
Mixed Tournament Classification 5-8 2018-03-14 1
Mixed Tournament Classification 5-6 2018-03-16 1