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GABRŠCEK Lena
Sport Sitting Volleyball
NPC Slovenia   
GenderWomen
Age24
Place of BirthCelje, SLO
Height1.69 m
Weight 57 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Congenital - Genetic
Further Personal Information
Residence
Celje, SLO
Occupation
Student
Languages
English, German, Slovene
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2009 at high school in Celje, Slovenia.
Why this sport?
She had played standing volleyball before, and when she was invited to sitting volleyball practice, she liked it.
Club / Team
Samorastnik: Slovenia
Name of coach
Simon Bozic [national]
Coach from what year?
2012
Senior International Debut
Year
2010
Competing for
Slovenia
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing fifth at the 2010 World Championships in Oklahoma. (Athlete, 26 August 2012)
Other information
DISABILITY ORIGIN
She was born without a left arm below the elbow. (slovenskenovice.si, 26 Aug 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
6 2012 Team  
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
13 2018 Team  
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
5 2017 Team