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Vladimir Hlavac

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
S14, SB14, SM14

Further personal information

Residence
Liberec, CZE
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Czech

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 2001 in Liberec, Czech Republic.
Club / Team
SK Handisport Liberec: Czech Republic
Name of coach
Jan Nevrkla [national], CZE

General interest

Hobbies
Cycling, skiing. (rozhlas.cz, 28 Feb 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Go faster than a butterfly." (Athlete, 17 Aug 2010)
Awards and honours
In 2014 he was named Newcomer of the Year by the Czech Paralympic Committee. (paralympic.cz, 03 Apr 2014)
Other information
LIFEGUARD
He has worked as a lifeguard at his local pool in Liberec, Czech Republic. "When I am working, at lunchtime I can go for a swim. It allows me to spend more time in the water." (rozhlas.cz, 28 Feb 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Backstroke S14 Heat 4 7
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB14 Heat 3 7
Men's 200 m Freestyle S14 Heat 4 7