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GRONSKY Roman
Sport Para alpine skiing, Para swimming, Shooting Para sport
NPC Czech Republic   
GenderMen
Age70
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
SH1
Further Personal Information
Residence
Olomouc, CZE
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Czech
Higher education
Engineering - Technical University of Brno: Czech Republic
Sport Specific Information
Club / Team
SSK ELAN Olomouc : Czech Republic
Name of coach
Karel Malek [national], CZE
General Interest
Hobbies
Photography, antiques. (rozhlas.cz, 2014)
Other sports
He has represented the Czech Republic in Para swimming and Para alpine skiing. He won a silver medal and a bronze medal in swimming at the 1980 Paralympic Games in Arnhem. (rozhlas.cz, 2014; caths.cz, 2010)
Impairment
In 1975 he was involved in a car accident that resulted in the amputation of his leg above the knee. (caths.cz, 2010)
Other information
OTHER ACTIVITIES
In 2005 he wrote a book called 'The Austrian Army in the Napoleonic Wars', which was published in five languages. The following year he was selected as governor of Olomouc district in the Czech Republic. (rozhlas.cz, 2014)

FURTHER EDUCATION
He has completed a degree in antique studies at the Rudolphian Academy in Prague, Czech Republic. (rozhlas.cz, 2014)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games - Para swimming
Rank Year Event Result
2 1980 100m Butterfly D 1:23.08
5 1980 400m Freestyle C-D 5:12.24
3 1980 4 x 50m Individual Medley D 2:56.79
World Championships - Shooting Para sport
Rank Year Event Result
38 2006 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1  
29 2006 P5 - 10m Air Pistol Standard SH1 295
58 2006 MP1 - 10m Air Pistol SH1  
38 2010 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1  
15 2010 P5 - 10m Air Pistol Standard SH1 289
53 2010 MP1 - 10m Air Pistol SH1  
World Cup (Szczecin) - Shooting Para sport
Rank Year Event Result
10 2015 P5 - 10m Air Pistol Standard SH1 278
19 2015 P1 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 523.0
34 2015 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1 512
19 2015 P5 - 10m Air Pistol Standard SH1 306
European Championships - Shooting Para sport
Rank Year Event Result
26 2018 P1 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 508
International Shooting Competition of Hannover - Shooting Para sport
Rank Year Event Result
25 2017 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1 508
15 2017 P5 - 10m Air Pistol Standard SH1 312
33 2017 P1 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 518