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Stanislav Loska

Alpine Skiing
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW6/8-1

Further personal information

Family
Four daughters
Residence
Czech Republic
Languages
Czech, English, German, Russian
Higher education
Civil Engineering - Brno University of Technology: Czech Republic

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began to learn to ski as soon as he could walk, and took up para-alpine skiing in 1993.

General interest

Nicknames
Stanley (caths.cz, 13 Feb 2014)
Hobbies
Tennis, running, cycling. (caths.cz, 13 Feb 2014)
Awards and honours
He was chosen as the Czech Republic's flag bearer for the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (paralympic.cz, 07 Feb 2014)
Impairment
He had his left forearm amputated after he fell while trying to jump on to a moving train in 1988. (VANOC, 12 Feb 2010; rozhlas.cz, 01 Mar 2002)
Other information
RETIREMENT
In January 2015 he announced his retirement from competitive para-alpine skiing. "The reason is health problems with my knees and my age." (paralympic.cz, 08 Jan 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Lillehammer 1994 Paralympic Winter Games (Lillehammer, Norway)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Slalom LW6/8 Final Round 3
Men's Giant Slalom LW6/8 Final Round 7
Men's Downhill LW6/8 Final Round 9999
Men's Super-G LW6/8 Final Round 11
Torino 2006 Paralympic Winter Games (Torino, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Super-G Standing Final Round 39
Men's Giant Slalom Standing Final Round 16
Men's Slalom Standing Final Round 18
Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games (Vancouver, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Slalom Standing Final Round 14
Men's Giant Slalom Standing Final Round 13
Men's Super Combined Standing Final Round 12
Men's Super-G Standing Final Round 13
Men's Downhill Standing Final Round 18
Salt Lake City 2002 Paralympic Winter Games (Salt Lake City, United States of America)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Downhill LW6/8 Final Round 9
Men's Super-G LW6/8 Final Round 4
Men's Giant Slalom LW6/8 Final Round 7
Men's Slalom LW6/8 Final Round 6
Nagano 1998 Paralympic Winter Games (Nagano, Japan)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Slalom LW6/8 Final Round 4
Men's Giant Slalom LW6/8 Final Round 9999
Men's Super-G LW6/8 Final Round 7
Men's Downhill LW6/8 Final Round 5
IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships (Kangwonland, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Slalom Standing Final 2009-02-20 12
Men's Super-Combined Standing Final 2009-02-23 18
Men's Super-G Standing Final 2009-02-23 25
Men's Super-G Standing Run 2 2009-02-24 27
2011 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships (Sestriere, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Super-G Standing Final 2011-01-18 12
Men's Super-Combined Standing Final 2011-01-19 11
Men's Slalom Standing Final 2011-01-20 14
Men's Giant Slalom Standing Final 2011-01-21 12
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Slalom Standing Final Round 2014-03-13 21
Men's Giant Slalom Standing Final Round 2014-03-15 9999