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Miroslava Sedlackova

Athletics | Nordic Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
B1
Guide
Michal Prochazka [para-athletics]

Further personal information

Residence
Czech Republic
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, German, Latvian, Russian
Higher education
Law - Charles University: Prague, CZE

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
"I wanted to compete with others because it is such good fun."
Club / Team
ARTIS Sapporo: Prague, CZE
Name of coach
Matej Novotny [personal], CZE

General interest

Nicknames
Mirka (paralympic.cz, 19 Oct 2015)
Hobbies
Studying, travelling, reading, dancing, discovering new things. (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold at the 2011 IPC Athletics World Championships in Christchurch, New Zealand. (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)
Injuries
In 2008 and 2009 she had an Achilles tendon inflammation. (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)

In 1988 she suffered a retina detachment and concussion. (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"One minute you are high up, the next you are low down." (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)
Other sports
She has also competed in para-athletics, in which she won a bronze medal at the 2013 World Championships in Lyon, France. (ceskatelevize.cz, 22 Jul 2013)
Other information
ILLNESS
She was diagnosed with bone cancer in her left arm in mid-2015 and underwent surgery in October that same year. (paralympic.cz, 19 Oct 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships Villeneuve d'Ascq 2002 (Villeneuve d'Ascq, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 1500 m T12 Heat 1 4
Women's 1500 m T12 Final Round 5
Salt Lake City 2002 Paralympic Winter Games (Salt Lake City, United States of America)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 15 km Free Technique Visually impaired Final Round 10
Women's 10 km Free Technique B1-2 Final Round 5
Women's 5 km Classical Technique B2-3 Final Round 9
Nagano 1998 Paralympic Winter Games (Nagano, Japan)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 15 km Classical Technique B1-3 Final Round 14
Women's 5 km Free Technique B2-3 Final Round 11
Women's 5 km Classical Technique B2-3 Final Round 10
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T11 Heat 1 4
Women's 200 m T11 Heat 2 4
Women's 800 m T12/13 Heat 1 3
Women's 1500 m T13 Final Round 5
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 1500 m T12 Heat 2 2011-01-23 3
Women's 1500 m T12 Final 2011-01-25 4
Women's 800 m T11 Heat 1 2011-01-27 2
Women's 800 m T11 Final 2011-01-29 1
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m T11 Heat 2 2012-09-01 3
Women's 400 m T12 Heat 3 2012-09-02 2
Women's 400 m T12 Heat 2 2012-09-03 4
Women's 1500 m T12 Final Round 2012-09-04 5
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 800 m T11 Semifinal 2 2013-07-20 3
Women's 800 m T11 Final 1 2013-07-21 3
Women's 400 m T11 Semifinal 2 2013-07-24 3
Women's 400 m T11 Final 1 2013-07-25 3