Jana Dukatova (SVK)

SKSlovakia
Date of birth:
13 June 1983
Languages:
English, German
Federation:
SLOVAK CANOEING
Jana Dukatova (SVK)

Biography

Further Personal Information

WEBSITE
http://www.janadukatova.sk
PLACE OF RESIDENCE
Bratislava
OCCUPATION
Athlete
HIGHER EDUCATION
Comenius University Bratislava (Master)
WHEN/WHERE DID YOU START CANOEING/ KAYAKING?
I began paddling sprint at age 11. Later I decided for canoe slalom at age 14.
REASON FOR TAKING UP THE SPORT
I love white water and canoe slalom because it is very technical sport and training never gets boring. Each white water course is different and on each course there are thousands options where to put the gates. Moreover for each gate combination there are different ways of negotiating.
No matter how good you are there is always space for improvement.
CLUB
National Sport Center
NAME OF COACH
Robert Orokocky
NATIONALITY OF YOUR COACH
Slovak
SINCE WHEN HAVE YOU BEEN COACHED BY HIM/ HER?
2001
TRAINING REGIME
Usually I paddle on white water 9 or 10 months per year. From November to January I do mostly endurance, strength training and some flat water sessions because we have no white water in Bratislava during the winter (until April).
During summer I do my training in 3 or 4 days blocks. Usually gym and flat water in the morning and whitewater session in the afternoon.
SENIOR INTERNATIONAL DEBUT YEAR
2002
SENIOR INTERNATIONAL DEBUT COUNTRY
Germany
SENIOR INTERNATIONAL DEBUT COMPETITION
World Cup
SENIOR INTERNATIONAL DEBUT LOCATION
Augsburg
MEMORABLE SPORTING ACHIEVEMENT
Becoming World Champion in Prague 2006 at age 23.
Becoming the first ever C1 Women World Champion 2010 (got "double" by winning the K1 women silver at the same race)
Racing at the London Olympics 2012
FAVOURITE PADDLING COURSE
Athens, Bratislava,
AMBITIONS
Qualify for Rio 2016
OTHER SPORTS
windsurfing, snowboarding, cycling
2019 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships Tokyo 2020 Olympic Qualifier La Seu Spain
25 - 29 September 2019
ESSpain
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