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PROKEINOVA Margita
Sport Shooting Para sport, Para swimming
NPC Slovakia   
GenderWomen
Age50
Place of BirthBojnice, TCH
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age five.
General Interest
Awards and honours
In 2013 she received a distinction from the Slovakian Ministry for Education, Science, Research and Sport, honouring her for representing Slovakia. (minedu.sk, 24 Oct 2013)
Other sports
She competed in swimming at the Paralympic Games in 1996, 2000, 2004 and 2008, winning a total of four medals [three silver, one bronze]. She has also represented Slovakia in shooting Para sport, including at the 2013 European Championships in Alicante, Spain. (SportsDeskOnline, 06 Jan 2022)
Impairment
She lost both hands in an accident at age one. (pluska.sk, 24 Apr 2008)
Other information
OCCUPATION
She has worked as a lecturer of law at Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia. (Slovensky Paralympijsky Vybor Facebook page, 20 Oct 2019; flaw.uniba.sk, 29 Sep 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games - Para swimming
Rank Year Event Result
3 1996 50m Freestyle S7 37.34 
6 1996 100m Breaststroke SB8 1:45.08 
2 1996 50m Butterfly S7 41.64 
5 1996 200m Medley SM7 3:32.21 
5 2000 50m Freestyle S7 36.42 
8 2000 100m Breaststroke SB8 1:39.07 
2 2000 50m Butterfly S7 39.43 
2 2000 200m Medley SM7 3:19.00 
7 2004 50m Freestyle S7 36.83
14 2004 100m Freestyle S7 1:28.55
9 2004 100m Backstroke S7 1:41.49
7 2004 50m Butterfly S7 39.97
5 2004 200m Individual Medley SM7 3:19.89
9 2008 50m Freestyle S7 39.23
7 2008 50m Butterfly S7 40.70
5 2008 200m Individual Medley SM7 3:19.01
World Championships - Para swimming
Rank Year Event Result
3 1998 50m Butterfly S7 43.30
4 2002 50m Freestyle S7 37.15
7 2002 100m Backstroke S7 1:42.40
13 2002 100m Breaststroke SB8 1:42.99
1 2002 50m Butterfly S7 39.53
3 2002 200m Individual Medley SM7 3:18.32
6 2006 50m Freestyle S7 37.19
9 2006 100m Backstroke S7 1:45.40
5 2006 50m Butterfly S7 40.28
4 2006 200m Individual Medley SM7 3:24.69
European Championships - Shooting Para sport
Rank Year Event Result
39 2013 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 595.9
22 2013 R9 - 50m Rifle Prone SH2 598.1
43 2013 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 615.6
International Shooting Competition of Hannover - Shooting Para sport
Rank Year Event Result
21 2017 R9 - 50m Rifle Prone SH2 596.6
29 2017 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 611.3
29 2017 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 628.4