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Zsolt Balogh

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
B1
Guide
Botond Simonffy

Further personal information

Residence
Tata, HUN
Languages
Hungarian
Higher education
Computer Science - Eotvos Lorand University [ELTE]: Budapest, HUN

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para alpine skiing in 1995 in Switzerland. He began competing in 2011.
Name of coach
Fabian Attila [national], HUN

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Placing fourth in giant slalom at the European Cup event in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia, in February 2017. (Athlete, 11 Mar 2018)
Hero / Idol
Slovakian Para alpine skier Henrieta Farkasova. (Facebook page, 09 Jan 2019; Athlete, 11 Mar 2018)
Awards and honours
In December 2018 he received a sporting achievement award from the County Government of Komarom-Esztergom in Hungary. (Facebook page, 12 Dec 2018)

He was named the flag bearer for Hungary at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (pyeongchang2018.com, 09 Mar 2018)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships (La Molina, Spain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Slalom VI Race 1 2013-02-24 9999
Men's Giant Slalom VI Race 1 2013-02-26 9999
2017 IPC Alpine skiing World Championships Tarvisio, ITA (Tarvisio, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Giant Slalom VI Race 1 2017-01-30 9
Men's Slalom VI Race 1 2017-01-31 7
Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games (Pyeongchang, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Giant Slalom Visually Impaired Final 2018-03-14 15
Men's Slalom Visually Impaired Final 2018-03-17 9999