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BALOGH Zsolt
Sport Para alpine skiing
NPC Hungary   
GenderMen
Age36
Place of BirthTata, HUN
Height1.64 m
Weight 65 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
B1
Guide
Bence Bocsi
Further Personal Information
Residence
Tata, HUN
Occupation
Businessperson
Languages
Hungarian
Higher education
Computer Science - Eotvos Lorand University [ELTE]: Budapest, HUN
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para alpine skiing in 1995 in Switzerland. He began competing in 2011.
Club / Team
Holtpont SE: Hungary
Name of coach
Fabian Attila [national], HUN
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Placing fourth in giant slalom at the European Cup event in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia, in February 2017. (Athlete, 11 Mar 2018)
Most influential person in career
His guide Bence Bosci. (Athlete, 11 Mar 2018)
Hero / Idol
Slovakian Para alpine skier Henrieta Farkasova. (Athlete, 11 Mar 2018)
Awards and honours
He was named the flag bearer for Hungary at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (pyeongchang2018.com, 09 Mar 2018)
Other sports
He has competed in Para road cycling at amateur level in Hungary. (bikemag.hu, 28 Oct 2012)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (mindenamisport.com, 22 Jun 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
15 2018 Giant Slalom - Visually Impaired 2:53.27
  2018 Slalom - Visually Impaired  DNF
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
  2012/2013 Slalom - Visually Impaired  DSQ
  2012/2013 Giant Slalom - Visually Impaired  DNF
9 2016/2017 Giant Slalom - Visually Impaired 2:51.19
7 2016/2017 Slalom - Visually Impaired 1:45.06