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Radim Beles

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Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F51

Further personal information

Family
Daughters Veronika and Tereza
Residence
Frýdek-Místek, CZE
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Czech

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 1991 at age 18.
Why this sport?
"I enjoy sports and I wanted to make my way in sports. I was playing sports prior to my injury. I know that my sport is in my blood and if my health allows me, it will be my lifelong hobby."
Club / Team
SSK Vitkovice: Ostrava, CZE

International debut

Year
1994
Competing for
Czech Republic
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Berlin, GER

General interest

Hobbies
Fishing. (caths.cz, 12 Jun 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Don't lament over your lot, don't whinge, always keep doing something." (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)
Impairment
In 1989 he suffered a fractured spine, resulting in quadriplegia, when his motorcycle collided with a car. In 2000 his right leg was amputated after he was involved in a car crash. (katyd.cz, 06 Sep 2016; aurora.cz, 01 Jan 2014; tvmedicina.cz, 05 Aug 2009)
Other information
OTHER ACTIVITIES
In 1999 he co-founded APROPO, an association providing information and assistance for people with an impairment in the Czech Republic. (katyd.cz, 06 Sep 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships Birmingham 1998 (Birmingham, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F51 Final Round 3
Men's Club Throw F51 Final Round 1
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Club Throw F32/51 Final Round 4
Men's Discus Throw F32/51 Final Round 5
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Club Throw F32/51 Final Round 2
Men's Discus Throw F51 Final Round 5
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Club Throw F32/51 Final Round 2
Men's Discus Throw F32/51 Final Round 1
IPC Athletics World Championships Villeneuve d'Ascq 2002 (Villeneuve d'Ascq, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Club Throw F32/51 Final Round 4
Men's Discus Throw F32/51 Final Round 3
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Club Throw F51 Final Round 10
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Club Throw F31/32/51 Final 2011-01-25 2
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Club Throw F31/32/51 Final Round 2012-08-31 2
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Club Throw F51 Final 1 2015-10-29 10
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Club Throw F51 Final Round 2016-09-16 5
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Club Throw F51 Final 1 2017-07-17 5