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KOLNIKOVA Hanka
Sport Para athletics
NPC Slovakia   
GenderWomen
Age33
Place of BirthHlohovec, TCH
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T13, F13
Further Personal Information
Residence
Hlohovec, SVK
Occupation
Athlete, Student, Teacher
Languages
English, Slovak
Higher education
Pedagogy - Comenius University: Bratislava, SVK
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in a special primary school for children with impaired vision.
Training Regime
She trains at the National Sports Centre in Bratislava, Slovakia.
General Interest
Hero / Idol
Her mother. (zenskyweb.sk, 04 Apr 2012)
Injuries
Her preparation for the 2012 Paralympic Games in London was hampered when she suffered a knee injury in February that year. (zena.sme.sk, 18 Aug 2012)

In 2006 she suffered a stress fracture of her leg. (erun.hnonline.sk, 16 Nov 2013)
Awards and honours
In 2012 she was named Slovak Woman of the Year in the sport category. (zenskyweb.sk, 22 Feb 2012)
Impairment
She grew up with a degenerative visual impairment. She is blind in her right eye and has low vision in her left. (erun.hnonline.sk, 16 Nov 2013; zenskyweb.sk, 04 Apr 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
5 2008 100m T12 12.87
7 2008 200m T12 26.45
Semifinal 2012 100m T12 12.77
Round 1 2012 200m T12 26.32
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
  2006 200m T12  DNS
5 2006 Long Jump F12 4.51
2 2011 200m T12 26.38
2 2011 100m T12 12.75
3 2013 200m T12 25.50
4 2013 100m T12 12.41
European Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
3 2014 100m T12 13.13
4 2014 200m T12 26.91
4 2016 100m T13 13.56