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LIDINSKY Miroslav
Sport Para alpine skiing, Shooting Para sport
NPC Czech Republic   
GenderMen
Age50
Place of BirthJindrichuv Hradec, TCH
Height1.72 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SG-L
Further Personal Information
Family
Daughter Klara
Residence
Nový Knín, CZE
Occupation
Sports Administrator, Veteran
Languages
Czech, English, Russian
Higher education
Health and Welfare Studies - University of South Bohemia: Ceské Budejovice, CZE
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para golf and Para alpine skiing in 2010. He got involved in Para trap shooting in 2018.
Why this sport?
He was an avid footballer, diver, and parachutist prior to his amputation and wanted to remain involved in sport. "Para sports were the second thing that occurred to me [other than returning to active service], and I started to look for information."
General Interest
Most influential person in career
Swiss alpine skier Didier Cuche. (Athlete, 08 Mar 2018)
Hero / Idol
Swiss alpine skier Didier Cuche. (Athlete, 08 Mar 2018)
Awards and honours
In 2008 he received the Karel Kramar Medal for Heroism. (usvitnarodnikoalice.cz, 2014)

He has been presented with the Silver Merit Cross and Bronze Merit Cross of the Czech Ministry of Defence. (usvitnarodnikoalice.cz, 2014)
Other sports
He has competed internationally in Para alpine skiing, shooting Para sport, and Para golf. He represented the Czech Republic in alpine skiing at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. He participated at the world shooting Para sport championships in 2019 and 2021. He is a multiple European champion in Para golf, and has served as president of the Czech Golf Association for the Impaired [CZDGA]. (Paratrap Czech Facebook page, 26 Sep 2021; cnn.iprima.cz, 20 Aug 2021; sport.aktualne.cz, 30 Nov 2018; SportsDeskOnline, 07 Dec 2021)
Impairment
In July 2007 he was serving with the Special Operations Group of the Czech military police in Afghanistan when a rocket-propelled grenade exploded between his legs and blew off his left ankle. His left leg was amputated below the knee. (Athlete, 08 Mar 2018; xman.idnes.cz, 09 Feb 2011)
Other information
OTHER ACTIVITIES
In August 2015 he was elected as the leader of the Dawn – National Coalition political party in the Czech Republic. The party dissolved in 2018. He has also served as president of the Czech Para Shooting Association and the Czech Golf Association for the Impaired [CZDGA]. (Facebook profile, 19 Jul 2022; cnn.iprima.cz, 20 Aug 2021; paralympic.org, 21 Jun 2021, 01 Aug 2020)

FURTHER EDUCATION
He has also studied at the Military University of the Ground Forces in Vyskov, Czech Republic. (xman.idnes.cz, 09 Feb 2011)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games - Para alpine skiing
Rank Year Event Result
  2018 Downhill - Standing  DNF
30 2018 Super-G - Standing 1:39.26
  2018 Super Combined - Standing  DNF
26 2018 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:41.06
21 2018 Slalom - Standing 2:10.17
World Championships - Shooting Para sport
Rank Year Event Result
8 2019 PT2 - Trap SG-L 99
10 2021 PT2 - Trap SG-L 100
World Championships - Para alpine skiing
Rank Year Event Result
23 2014/2015 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:26.22 
13 2014/2015 Slalom - Standing 2:10.78 
18 2016/2017 Downhill - Standing 1:24.80
21 2016/2017 Super-G - Standing 1:13.88
18 2016/2017 Super Combined - Standing 2:12.74
  2016/2017 Giant Slalom - Standing  DNF
19 2016/2017 Slalom - Standing 1:49.84
World Cup (Osijek) - Shooting Para sport
Rank Year Event Result
9 2019 PT2 - Trap SG-L 96
5 2022 PT2 - Trap SG-L 19
World Cup Final - Para alpine skiing
Rank Year Event Result
17 2016/2017 Downhill - Standing 1:38.78
23 2016/2017 Super-G - Standing 1:43.66
21 2016/2017 Super-G - Standing 1:41.18
  2016/2017 Slalom - Standing  DNF
World Cup - Para alpine skiing
Rank Year Event Result
23 2016/2017 Downhill - Standing  
28 2016/2017 Super-G - Standing