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Adrian Imianowski

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F52

Further personal information

Residence
Gorzów Wielkopolski, POL
Languages
Polish
Higher education
Pedagogy - Jacob of Paradyz University of Applied Sciences [PWSZ]: Gorzów Wielkopolski, POL

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in Gorzow Wielkopolski, Poland.
Why this sport?
He trained in bodybuilding prior to his accident, and played wheelchair rugby before switching to Para athletics. Coach Zbigniew Lewkowicz noticed him during a wheelchair rugby match and invited him to Para athletics training.
Club / Team
START Gorzow Wielkopolski: Poland
Name of coach
Dariusz Niemczyn [club], POL

General interest

Hobbies
Driving. (sport.tvp.pl, 04 Sep 2016)
Famous relatives
His sister Agata Imianowska has competed in powerlifting at international level. (wyborcza.pl, 15 Dec 2017; allpowerlifting.com, 03 Dec 2017; Facebook profile, 23 Sep 2016)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the Paralympic Games. (sport.tvp.pl, 04 Sep 2016)
Impairment
He has quadriplegia as the result of a diving accident at age 18. (sport.tvp.pl, 04 Sep 2016; gorzow.pl, 05 Feb 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F52 Final 1 2015-10-25 5
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F52 Final Round 2016-09-08 5
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F52 Final 1 2017-07-18 7