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SMARZOVA Petra
Sport Para alpine skiing
NPC Slovakia   
GenderWomen
Age32
Place of BirthValašské Mezirící, TCH
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
LW6/8-2
Further Personal Information
Residence
Žilina, SVK
Languages
English, German, Slovak
Higher education
Construction - University of Zilina: Slovakia
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began skiing at age three in Ziarska Dolina, Slovakia.
Why this sport?
Her father taught her to ski.
Name of coach
Roman Petrik [national], SVK
General Interest
Nicknames
Nela (IPC, 10 Feb 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in giant slalom at the 2011 World Championships in Sestriere, Italy. (IPC, 10 Feb 2018)
Injuries
In November 2019 she sustained a knee injury at a national training camp. (sport.aktuality.sk, 21 May 2020)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Doing what you love is great. Doing what you love while pushing your own limits is like nothing else." (Facebook page, 12 Mar 2020)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing. (Facebook page, 25 Nov 2021)
Impairment
She was born without her left hand. (sport.sme.sk, 17 Mar 2010)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
7 2010 Downhill - Standing 1:35.23
  2010 Slalom - Standing  DNF
3 2010 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:41.63
6 2010 Super-G - Standing 1:36.09
6 2010 Super Combined - Standing 2:37.37
  2014 Super-G - Standing  DNF
3 2014 Slalom - Standing 2:06.91 
6 2014 Super Combined - Standing 2:39.40
5 2014 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:49.47
  2018 Super-G - Standing  DNF
6 2018 Super Combined - Standing 2:41.93
5 2018 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:31.06
5 2018 Slalom - Standing 2:03.18
11 2022 Super-G - Standing 1:29.42
7 2022 Super Combined - Standing 2:16.60
  2022 Giant Slalom - Standing  DNF
  2022 Slalom - Standing  DNF
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
  2003/2004 Giant Slalom LW3,6/8,9  DNS
7 2008/2009 Downhill - Standing 2:07.00
4 2008/2009 Slalom - Standing 1:56.80
4 2008/2009 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:27.33
8 2008/2009 Super-G - Standing 1:09.52
6 2008/2009 Super Combined - Standing 2:10.56
7 2010/2011 Downhill - Standing 1:37.52
7 2010/2011 Super-G - Standing 1:32.47
4 2010/2011 Super Combined - Standing 2:28.02
2 2010/2011 Slalom - Standing 1:43.72
2 2010/2011 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:24.55
5 2012/2013 Downhill - Standing 1:41.91
5 2012/2013 Super-G - Standing 1:23.11
5 2012/2013 Slalom - Standing 2:19.63
  2012/2013 Super Combined - Standing  DNS
4 2012/2013 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:29.79
10 2014/2015 Super-G - Standing 1:40.69
9 2014/2015 Super Combined - Standing 2:20.30
4 2014/2015 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:20.54 
  2014/2015 Slalom - Standing DNF
  2016/2017 Super-G - Standing  DNF
5 2016/2017 Super Combined - Standing 2:10.92
4 2016/2017 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:33.41
4 2016/2017 Slalom - Standing 1:38.66
3 2018/2019 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:28.52
5 2018/2019 Slalom - Standing 2:18.96
8 2021/2022 Super-G - Standing 1:24.06
  2021/2022 Super Combined - Standing  DNF
8 2021/2022 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:47.66
  2021/2022 Slalom - Standing  DNF
9 2021/2022 Parallel - all classes  
World Cup Final
Rank Year Event Result
9 2016/2017 Downhill - Standing 1:43.83
4 2016/2017 Super-G - Standing 1:42.88
4 2016/2017 Super-G - Standing 1:39.23
4 2016/2017 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:30.72
4 2016/2017 Slalom - Standing 1:51.49
World Cup
Rank Year Event Result
3 2011/2012 Slalom - Standing  
3 2011/2012 Giant Slalom - Standing  
6 2011/2012 Super-G - Standing  
5 2012/2013 Downhill - Standing  
5 2012/2013 Slalom - Standing  
7 2012/2013 Giant Slalom - Standing  
10 2013/2014 Downhill - Standing  
13 2013/2014 Slalom - Standing  
3 2013/2014 Giant Slalom - Standing  
8 2013/2014 Super-G - Standing  
6 2014/2015 Slalom - Standing  
6 2015/2016 Slalom - Standing  
10 2015/2016 Giant Slalom - Standing  
11 2016/2017 Downhill - Standing  
4 2016/2017 Slalom - Standing  
2 2016/2017 Giant Slalom - Standing  
5 2016/2017 Super-G - Standing  
6 2017/2018 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:20.94
5 2017/2018 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:17.49
  2017/2018 Slalom - Standing  DNF
4 2017/2018 Slalom - Standing 2:05.01
2 2017/2018 Slalom - Standing 2:10.55
3 2017/2018 Slalom - Standing 2:10.62
3 2017/2018 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:27.27
3 2017/2018 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:37.01
6 2017/2018 Giant Slalom - Standing 1:57.18
  2017/2018 Slalom - Standing  DNF
3 2017/2018 Slalom - Standing  
2 2017/2018 Giant Slalom - Standing  
2 2018/2019 Slalom - Standing 2:28.26
3 2018/2019 Slalom - Standing 2:27.53
3 2018/2019 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:28.52
5 2018/2019 Slalom - Standing 2:18.96
5 2018/2019 Slalom - Standing  
Kranjska Gora
Rank Year Event Result
4 2016/2017 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:27.21
5 2016/2017 Slalom - Standing 1:44.91
3 2016/2017 Slalom - Standing 1:54.15
Kühtai
Rank Year Event Result
3 2016/2017 Slalom - Standing 2:05.11
  2016/2017 Giant Slalom - Standing  DNF
5 2016/2017 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:23.65
St. Moritz
Rank Year Event Result
2 2016/2017 Giant Slalom - Standing 1:49.82
2 2016/2017 Giant Slalom - Standing 1:47.86
  2016/2017 Slalom - Standing  DSQ
2 2016/2017 Slalom - Standing 1:45.23
Hakuba
Rank Year Event Result
2 2016/2017 Giant Slalom - Standing 1:58.32
4 2016/2017 Super-G - Standing 1:28.51
3 2016/2017 Super-G - Standing 1:28.00