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SASEK Vit
Sport Para swimming
NPC Czech Republic   
GenderMen
Age27
Place of BirthZatec, CZE
Height1.72 m
Weight 68 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S6, SB5, SM6
Further Personal Information
Residence
Prague, CZE
Occupation
Athlete, Sports Administrator, Student
Languages
Czech, English, German
Higher education
Physical Education - Charles University: Prague, CZE
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age five in Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic.
Why this sport?
"I first started swimming in rehab. It turned out that swimming was very beneficial to me. I was improving my fitness and muscle tone."
Club / Team
SK Kontakt Praha: Czech Republic
Name of coach
Alzbeta Rehorkova [club]; Stephan Cagan [club]; Jan Nevrkla [national], CZE
Senior International Debut
Year
2007
Competing for
Czech Republic
Location
Brno, CZE
General Interest
Hobbies
Playing the saxophone, wheelchair floorball, wheelchair rugby. (kontaktbb.cz, 01 Sep 2015; Athlete, 14 Aug 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Being crowned Czech national champion in the 100m breaststroke in 2015. (Athlete, 14 Aug 2018)
Most influential person in career
Coach Jan Nevrkla. (Athlete, 14 Aug 2018)
Hero / Idol
Czech Para swimmers Martin Kovar, Dalibor Mach and Tomas Scharf. (Athlete, 14 Aug 2018)
Other sports
He has played wheelchair floorball at national level in Czech Republic. (plzen.cz, 09 Nov 2017)
Impairment
He has cerebral palsy. (Athlete, 14 Aug 2018)
Other information
OTHER STUDIES
He has studied diplomacy at the University of Economics in Prague, Czech Republic. (iforum.cuni.cz, 01 Feb 2017; Athlete, 14 Aug 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
17 2016 100m Backstroke S6 1:58.94
15 2016 200m Individual Medley SM6 4:23.74
16 2016 100m Freestyle S6 1:53.68
9 2016 100m Breaststroke SB5 2:10.25
20 2016 50m Freestyle S6 53.71
12 2016 400m Freestyle S6 8:19.00
17 2016 50m Butterfly S6 1:08.64
8 2018 100m Breaststroke SB5 2:10.00
9 2018 400m Freestyle S6 8:14.63
11 2018 50m Butterfly S6 1:02.72