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Vit Sasek

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S6, SB5, SM6

Further personal information

Residence
Prague, CZE
Occupation
Athlete, Sports Administrator, Student
Languages
Czech, English, German
Higher education
Physical Education - Charles University: Prague, CZE

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age five in Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic.
Why this sport?
"I first started swimming in rehab. It turned out that swimming was very beneficial to me. I was improving my fitness and muscle tone."
Club / Team
SK Kontakt Praha: Czech Republic
Name of coach
Alzbeta Rehorkova [club]; Stephan Cagan [club]; Jan Nevrkla [national], CZE

International debut

Year
2007
Competing for
Czech Republic
Location
Brno, CZE

General interest

Hobbies
Playing the saxophone, wheelchair floorball, wheelchair rugby. (kontaktbb.cz, 01 Sep 2015; Athlete, 14 Aug 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Being crowned Czech national champion in the 100m breaststroke in 2015. (Athlete, 14 Aug 2018)
Most influential person in career
Coach Jan Nevrkla. (Athlete, 14 Aug 2018)
Hero / Idol
Czech Para swimmers Martin Kovar, Dalibor Mach and Tomas Scharf. (Athlete, 14 Aug 2018)
Other sports
He has played wheelchair floorball at national level in Czech Republic. (plzen.cz, 09 Nov 2017)
Impairment
He has cerebral palsy. (Athlete, 14 Aug 2018)
Other information
OTHER STUDIES
He has studied diplomacy at the University of Economics in Prague, Czech Republic. (iforum.cuni.cz, 01 Feb 2017; Athlete, 14 Aug 2018)