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Radomir Pacak

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S6, SB6, SM6

Further personal information

Residence
Bratislava, SVK
Occupation
Student
Languages
Czech, English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2010 in Bratislava, Slovakia.
Why this sport?
He took up the sport because he needed a better physical condition to undergo an orthopaedic surgery. "Swimming gave me the opportunity to get to know new people, new cultures of the world and travel. At the same time it gave me the opportunity to move forward and to know my borders."
Club / Team
Centrum L'udí so Zdravotnym Postihnutim: Bratislava, SVK
Name of coach
Henrich Krc [national], SVK

International debut

Year
2018
Competing for
Slovakia
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Dublin, IRL

General interest

Hobbies
Cars, photography, handbiking, skiing, music. (dobrakrajina.sk, 18 Jul 2018; Instagram profile, 17 Jul 2018; aktuality.sk, 28 May 2018; Athlete, 15 Aug 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2018 European Championships in Dublin, Ireland. (Athlete, 15 Aug 2018)
Most influential person in career
His father and coach Heinrich Kru. (Athlete, 15 Aug 2018)
Hero / Idol
US baseballer Jackie Robinson. (Athlete, 15 Aug 2018)
Impairment
He was born with cerebral palsy that caused him triparesis, a weakening of three limbs. (Athlete, 15 Aug 2018)
Other information
PHOTOGRAPHER
He has his own photography business, Rapa Photography, in Bratislava, Slovakia. He focuses on car photography. (Instagram profile_2, 23 Jul 2018; Instagram profile, 17 Jul 2018)