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MEILINGER Csaba
Sport Para swimming
NPC Hungary   
GenderMen
Age28
Place of BirthPécs, HUN
Height1.76 m
Weight 70 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S9, SB9, SM9
Further Personal Information
Residence
Pécs, HUN
Languages
English, Hungarian
Higher education
Law - University of Pecs: Hungary
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming in 2006 in Pecs, Hungary.
Why this sport?
He was inspired to take up the sport after watching Hungarian para-swimmer Janos Becsey compete.
Club / Team
Pecsi Sport : Hungary
Name of coach
Csaba Sos [national], HUN
Senior International Debut
Year
2007
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Achieving an eighth place finish at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2015)
Most influential person in career
His family. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2015)
Hero / Idol
Austrian formula one driver Niki Lauda. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never back down!" (Athlete, 11 Jul 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Heats 2012 100m Butterfly S9 1:03.65
8 2012 50m Freestyle S9 26.86
Heats 2012 200m Individual Medley SM9 2:25.92
Heats 2012 100m Freestyle S9 59.17
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
11 2010 100m Butterfly S9 1:04.17
9 2010 200m Individual Medley SM9 2:26.74
11 2010 50m Freestyle S9 27.59
7 2010 4 x 100m Medley Relay 34 Points 4:40.47
Heats 2013 100m Freestyle S9 59.76
8 2013 50m Freestyle S9 26.97
Heats 2013 100m Butterfly S9 1:03.84
8 2013 100m Backstroke S9 1:07.72
Heats 2015 100m Backstroke S9 1:10.17
8 2015 50m Freestyle S9 27.03
8 2015 100m Butterfly S9 1:04.07
European Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
7 2014 50m Freestyle S9 27.01
8 2014 100m Freestyle S9 58.85
6 2014 100m Backstroke S9 1:10.05
7 2014 100m Butterfly S9 1:02.91