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BECSEY Janos
Sport Para swimming
NPC Hungary   
GenderMen
Age54
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Classification
S7, SB6, SM7
Further Personal Information
Residence
Budapest, HUN
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age four at the Orvosegyetem Sport Club [OSC]. At age 15, at the suggestion of trainer Istvan Koller of the Halassi Oliver Sport Club [HOSC], he joined the swimming team for impaired athletes.
Club / Team
FTC: Budapest, HUN
Name of coach
Gabor Mago [club]
Coach from which country?
Hungary
General Interest
Nicknames
Becso (parasportpress.eu, 21 Nov 2010)
Injuries
At the 2010 World Championships in Eindhoven, Netherlands, he had trouble using both feet to dive into the water. He had to start from a position in the water, losing the intensity he needed at the start of the race and was unable to take home a medal. (swimmingworld.hu, 17 Aug 2010)
Impairment
He has an impaired central nervous system. (swimmingworld.hu, 17 Aug 2010)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
4 1988 100m Freestyle C8 1:09.89
5 1988 200m Freestyle C8 2:35.30
3 1988 200m Individual Medley C8 3:05.42
1 1992 50m Freestyle S7 30.75
1 1992 100m Freestyle S7 1:08.36
6 1992 400m Freestyle S7 5:45.26
3 1992 100m Breaststroke SB7 1:32.86
7 1992 50m Butterfly S7 37.53
5 1992 200m Medley SM7 3:03.79
4 1996 50m Freestyle S7 31.44 
6 1996 100m Freestyle S7 1:09.63 
5 1996 100m Breaststroke SB7 1:34.98 
6 1996 200m Medley SM7 2:57.20 
8 2000 50m Freestyle S7 31.66 
5 2000 100m Breaststroke SB7 1:34.51 
8 2000 50m Butterfly S7 36.63 
2 2000 200m Medley SM7 2:53.68 
11 2004 50m Freestyle S7 31.98
9 2004 100m Breaststroke SB7 1:34.55
6 2004 200m Individual Medley SM7 2:53.69
7 2008 50m Freestyle S7 31.46
8 2008 100m Freestyle S7 1:09.20
12 2008 100m Breaststroke SB7 1:41.40
8 2008 200m Individual Medley SM7  DSQ
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 1998 100m Breaststroke SB7 1:35.93
7 2002 50m Freestyle S7 31.91
8 2002 100m Breaststroke SB7  DSQ
3 2002 200m Individual Medley SM7 2:54.53
5 2006 50m Freestyle S7 32.80
10 2006 100m Breaststroke SB7 1:40.90
6 2006 200m Individual Medley SM7 3:00.70
17 2010 50m Freestyle S7 34.10
15 2010 100m Freestyle S7 1:14.94
7 2010 4 x 100m Medley Relay 34 Points 4:40.47