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PESEK Tomas
Sport Shooting Para sport
NPC Czech Republic   
GenderMen
Age30
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SH1
Further Personal Information
Family
Wife Veronika, one son
Residence
Hradec Králové, CZE
Occupation
Advertising
Languages
Czech
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up shooting Para sport in around 2016 in the Czech Republic.
Why this sport?
He was influenced by his family. "My parents encouraged me to do sports. As a student, I played football, cycled, and swam. Then I got a gun licence and a hunting licence. Coming from a hunting family, I was always attracted to shooting."
Club / Team
SSK Trebes: Hradec Králové, CZE
Name of coach
Karel Malek [national], CZE
General Interest
Nicknames
Pesa (paralympic.cz, 08 May 2021)
Hobbies
Hunting. (hradec.rozhlas.cz, 05 Feb 2020)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the SH1 10m air pistol event at the 2019 World Championships in Sydney, NSW, Australia. (paralympic.org, 18 Oct 2019; hradec.rozhlas.cz, 05 Feb 2020)
Awards and honours
He was named Para Athlete of the Year for both 2018 and 2019 by the Czech Paralympic Committee. (paralympic.cz, 29 Jul 2020; czechpoints.com, 29 Jul 2020)
Impairment
He has tetraplegia as the result of a motorcycle accident at age 19. (paralympic.cz, 01 Aug 2021; hradec.rozhlas.cz, 05 Feb 2020; muzes.cz, 24 Feb 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
11 2021 P1 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 559
  2021 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1  DNS
33 2021 P4 - 50m Pistol SH1 486.1
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
32 2019 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1 548
17 2019 P5 - 10m Air Pistol Standard SH1 340
14 2019 P4 - 50m Pistol SH1 525
1 2019 P1 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 237.1
World Cup (Châteauroux)
Rank Year Event Result
9 2018 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1 554
3 2018 P1 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 215.9
7 2018 P5 - 10m Air Pistol Standard SH1 342
4 2018 P4 - 50m Pistol SH1 180.8
27 2019 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1 532
5 2019 P1 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 173.8
8 2019 P5 - 10m Air Pistol Standard SH1 345
35 2019 P4 - 50m Pistol SH1 478
13 2019 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1 541
9 2019 P5 - 10m Air Pistol Standard SH1 335
21 2019 P4 - 50m Pistol SH1 502
21 2019 P1 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 546
14 2021 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1 512
10 2021 P1 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 559
23 2021 P4 - 50m Pistol SH1 473
14 2022 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1 544
3 2022 P1 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 210.2
8 2022 P5 - 10m Air Pistol Standard SH1 346
11 2022 P4 - 50m Pistol SH1 498
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2018 P5 - 10m Air Pistol Standard SH1 361
2 2018 P1 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 231.7
1 2022 P1 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 229.2
5 2022 P5 - 10m Air Pistol Standard SH1 343
World Ranking (2018/07/01)
Rank Year Event Result
16 2018 P5 - 10m Air Pistol Standard SH1  
16 2018 P5 - 10m Air Pistol Standard SH1