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KOSEK Jakub
Sport Shooting Para sport
NPC Czech Republic   
GenderMen
Age37
Place of BirthTovacov, TCH
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SG-S, SH1
Further Personal Information
Family
Wife Marie, son Adam
Residence
Tovacov, CZE
Occupation
Athlete, Manager
Languages
Czech
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2016 at age 31 at the SSK ELAN Olomouc club in the Czech Republic.
Club / Team
SSK ELAN Olomouc: Czech Republic
Name of coach
Karel Malek [national], CZE; Radek Kozak, CZE; Vladimir Marcan, CZE
General Interest
Nicknames
Kosa (Athlete, 27 Aug 2021)
Hobbies
Quad biking. (Athlete, 27 Aug 2021)
Most influential person in career
Czech Para sport shooter Frantisek Konecny. (Athlete, 27 Aug 2021)
Hero / Idol
Czech sport shooter David Kostelecky. (Athlete, 27 Aug 2021)
Injuries
In 2020 he fractured his left hand in a quad biking accident and was out of action for three months. (Athlete, 27 Aug 2021)
Awards and honours
He was named the 2020 Para Athlete of the Year in Olomouc, Czech Republic. (denik.cz, 25 Feb 2021)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2024 Paralympic Games in Paris. (Athlete, 27 Aug 2021)
Impairment
He injured his spine in an accident in April 2015. (pochody.eu, 01 Oct 2015)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He has worked as a sales representative for the CS Solutions Group company, dealing with the operation of a shooting range and the management of an arms and ammunition store. (paralympic.cz, 01 Aug 2021)

PREVIOUS CAREER
Before his accident he served in the Czech armed forces and worked as a volunteer firefighter. (pochody.eu, 01 Oct 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
27 2021 P1 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 533
24 2021 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1 544
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
9 2018 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1 561
14 2018 P5 - 10m Air Pistol Standard SH1 339
21 2019 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1 557
15 2019 P5 - 10m Air Pistol Standard SH1 340
43 2019 P4 - 50m Pistol SH1 493
14 2019 P1 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 558
12 2021 PT1 - Trap SG-S 85
World Cup (Osijek)
Rank Year Event Result
10 2017 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1 544
2 2017 P5 - 10m Air Pistol Standard SH1 344
20 2017 P1 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 532
18 2018 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1 545
40 2018 P1 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 524
7 2018 P5 - 10m Air Pistol Standard SH1 342
29 2018 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1 521
37 2018 P1 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 530
16 2018 P5 - 10m Air Pistol Standard SH1 323
19 2019 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1 545
28 2019 P1 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 544
9 2019 P5 - 10m Air Pistol Standard SH1 342
30 2019 P4 - 50m Pistol SH1 494
14 2019 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1 541
12 2019 P5 - 10m Air Pistol Standard SH1 320
18 2019 P4 - 50m Pistol SH1 509
11 2019 P1 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 554
16 2021 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1 508
18 2021 P1 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 539
21 2021 P4 - 50m Pistol SH1 482
11 2022 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1 547
16 2022 PT1 - Trap SG-S 84
12 2022 P4 - 50m Pistol SH1 497
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
10 2018 P5 - 10m Air Pistol Standard SH1 336
23 2018 P1 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 532
  2022 P1 - 10m Air Pistol SH1  DSQ
8 2022 P5 - 10m Air Pistol Standard SH1 329
World Ranking (2018/01/01)
Rank Year Event Result
3 2018 P5 - 10m Air Pistol Standard SH1  
27 2018 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1  
4 2018 P5 - 10m Air Pistol Standard SH1  
27 2018 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1  
4 2018 P5 - 10m Air Pistol Standard SH1  
International Shooting Competition of Hannover
Rank Year Event Result
11 2017 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1 543
2 2017 P5 - 10m Air Pistol Standard SH1 348
26 2017 P1 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 535