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SEDLÁCKOVÁ Miroslava
Sport Para athletics, Para cross-country, Para-Cycling
NPC Czech Republic   
GenderWomen
Age45
Height1.62 m
Weight 53 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
B1
Guide
Michal Prochazka [para-athletics]
Further Personal Information
Residence
Czech Republic
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, German, Latvian, Russian
Higher education
Law - Charles University: Prague, CZE
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport?
"I wanted to compete with others because it is such good fun."
Club / Team
ARTIS Sapporo: Prague, CZE
Name of coach
Matej Novotny [personal], CZE
General Interest
Nicknames
Mirka (paralympic.cz, 19 Oct 2015)
Hobbies
Studying, travelling, reading, dancing, discovering new things. (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold at the 2011 IPC Athletics World Championships in Christchurch, New Zealand. (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)
Injuries
In 2008 and 2009 she had an Achilles tendon inflammation. (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)

In 1988 she suffered a retina detachment and concussion. (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"One minute you are high up, the next you are low down." (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)
Other sports
She has also competed in para-athletics, in which she won a bronze medal at the 2013 World Championships in Lyon, France. (ceskatelevize.cz, 22 Jul 2013)
Other information
ILLNESS
She was diagnosed with bone cancer in her left arm in mid-2015 and underwent surgery in October that same year. (paralympic.cz, 19 Oct 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
10 2008 100m T11 14.00
5 2008 800m T12-13 2:21.54
5 2008 1500m T13 4:53.78
9 2008 200m T11 28.47
Round 1 2012 200m T11 28.57
5 2012 1500m T12 4:57.99
Semifinal 2012 400m T12 1:02.18
World Championships - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
5 2002 1500m T12 5:25.49
4 2011 1500m T12 5:07.66
1 2011 800m T11 2:26.89
3 2013 800m T11 2:26.42
3 2013 400m T11 1:02.48
Road World Championships - Para-Cycling
Rank Year Event Result
8 2009 BVI - Time Trial 29:40
10 2009 BVI - Road Race 2:10:55
Paralympic Games - Para cross-country
Rank Year Event Result
10 1998 5km Classic Style B2-3 21:36.8
11 1998 5km Freestyle B2-3 19:41.8
14 1998 15km Classic Style B1-3 1:13:01.4
9 2002 5km Classic Style B2-3 18:24.9
5 2002 10km Freestyle B1-2 34:43.4
10 2002 15km Freestyle - Visually Impaired 59:02.8
World Championships - Para cross-country
Rank Year Event Result
5 2002/2003 5km - Visually Impaired 18:55.4
6 2002/2003 10km - Visually Impaired 42:42.9
7 2002/2003 15km - Visually Impaired 1:03:45.1
7 2008/2009 15km Classic Style B1-3 54:33.5
6 2008/2009 5km Freestyle B1-3 17:09.8
7 2008/2009 1km Sprint - Visually Impaired