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BUCKULIAKOVA Viera
Sport Shooting Para sport
NPC Slovakia   
GenderWomen
Age56
Place of BirthMartin, TCH
Height1.75 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Family
Son Jozef, daughter Veronika
Languages
Russian, Slovak
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2006 at age 40 in Martin, Slovakia.
Why this sport?
She turned to sport as a way of coping with her injuries. "I did not want to be depressed, or think about my disability. I wanted to be with people."
Senior International Debut
Year
2006
Competing for
Slovakia
General Interest
Injuries
In December 2013 she fell out of her wheelchair and broke both legs. (myturiec.sme.sk, 29 May 2014)
Awards and honours
She was named 2014 Athlete of the Year in the shooting category in Martin, Slovakia. (superfitonline.sk, 28 Jun 2020; martin.sk, 23 Apr 2015)
Impairment
She was involved in a car accident, and the subsequent operation resulted in paraplegia. (Athlete, 08 Aug 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
28 2014 R2 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 371.4
39 2014 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 626.2
42 2014 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1 597.3
17 2014 R8 - 50m Rifle 3 positions SH1 525.0
World Cup (Szczecin)
Rank Year Event Result
16 2015 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 625.5
6 2015 R2 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 105.7
  2015 R2 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1  DNS
13 2015 R8 - 50m Rifle 3 positions SH1 506
41 2015 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 623.2
40 2015 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1 602.1
International Shooting Competition of Hannover
Rank Year Event Result
31 2017 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1 597.1
22 2017 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 629.0