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MIKOVA Adela
Sport Para swimming
NPC Czech Republic   
GenderWomen
Age31
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
S14, SB14, SM14
Further Personal Information
Residence
Liberec, CZE
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Czech
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2003 at age 12 at school.
Why this sport?
"I was winning in swimming and I enjoyed it, so I stayed with it."
Club / Team
SK Handisport Liberec: Czech Republic
Name of coach
Jan Nevrkla [national], CZE
Senior International Debut
Year
2005
Competing for
Czech Republic
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Liberec, CZE
General Interest
Most influential person in career
Coach Alexandra Erlebachova. (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)
Hero / Idol
Dutch swimmer Magda Toeters. (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)
Injuries
She injured her shoulder prior to 2012, which took six months to recover. (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)

In April 2009, she underwent surgery on her appendix and had to stop training for six weeks. (globalgames09.com, 18 Jun 2009)
Awards and honours
She was named Liberec's Para Athlete of the Year in 2013. (liberec.cz, 29 Jan 2014)
Other sports
She has competed in Nordic skiing and athletics at the Czech national championships. (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Heats 2012 100m Backstroke S14 1:26.06
Heats 2012 200m Freestyle S14 2:32.06
Heats 2012 100m Breaststroke SB14 1:33.57
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
16 2010 100m Backstroke S14 1:32.32
14 2010 100m Breaststroke SB14 1:37.65
12 2010 200m Freestyle S14 2:38.51