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Rostislav Pohlmann

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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F57

Further personal information

Family
Wife Iva, son Ondrej, daughter Jolana
Residence
Olomouc, CZE
Occupation
Coach
Languages
German, Italian, Polish
Higher education
Agricultural Studies

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 1984 at the RU Hrabyne rehabilitation facility in the Czech Republic.
Why this sport?
He was influenced some friends.
Club / Team
AK Olomouc: Czech Republic
Name of coach
Petr Vratil [national]
Coach from which country?
Czech Republic

International debut

Year
1994
Competing for
Czech Republic
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Berlin

General interest

Hobbies
Basketball, spending time with his family. (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold at the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens. (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)
Most influential person in career
Czech discus thrower Antonin Wybraniec. (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)
Injuries
He sustained a broken finger in March 2008. The finger, which was on his throwing hand, took one month to heal. (sport.cz, 17 Sep 2008; Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
He has a little talisman from his wife and daughter. (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Invest yourself totally in everything." (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)
Awards and honours
He was the Czech Republic's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (paralympic.org, 29 Aug 2012)
Other sports
He has played wheelchair basketball for RSC Zwickau in Germany. He has captained the Czech national wheelchair basketball team, and also acted as the national team coach. In addition, he has competed in wheelchair floorball for ABAK Remedicum Ostrava in the Czech Republic. (wbasket.cz, 10 Jun 2013; denik.cz, 28 May 2013; Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)
Impairment
He injured his spine in a sledging accident. (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Atlanta 1996 Paralympic Games (Atlanta, United States of America)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F56 Final Round 4
Men's Discus Throw F56 Final Round 4
Men's Javelin F56 Final Round 2
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F57/58 Final Round 3
Men's Discus Throw F57/58 Final Round 3
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F57 Final Round 1
Men's Discus Throw F57 Final Round 2
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F57 Final Round 3
Men's Discus Throw F57 Final Round 1
Men's Shot Put F57 Final Round 9999
IPC Athletics World Championships Villeneuve d'Ascq 2002 (Villeneuve d'Ascq, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F57 Final Round 2
Men's Discus Throw F57 Final Round 1
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F57 Final Round 2
Men's Shot Put F57 Final Round 5
Men's Discus Throw F57 Final Round 4
IPC Athletics World Championships Birmingham 1998 (Birmingham, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F57 Final Round 3
Men's Discus Throw F57 Final Round 2
Men's Javelin F57 Final Round 2
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F57/58 Final 2011-01-26 4
Men's Javelin F57/58 Final 2011-01-28 6
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F57/58 Final Round 2012-08-31 2
Men's Javelin F57/58 Final Round 2012-09-08 11
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F57/58 Final 1 2013-07-22 9