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Bartosz Tyszkowski



Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Short stature
Origin of Impairment

Further personal information

Gorzów Wielkopolski, POL

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2009 in Gorzow Wielkopolski, Poland.
Why this sport?
He was encouraged by coach Zbigniew Lewkowicz, who saw him during sport classes at middle school.
Club / Team
START Gorzow Wielkopolski: Poland
Name of coach
Zbigniew Lewkowicz [club], POL

General interest

Lolo (Facebook profile, 02 Aug 2015)
Most influential person in career
His family. (, 23 Jan 2016)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
Before competition he watches motivational movies and listens to music. (, 05 Feb 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Hard work pays off." (, 04 Sep 2016)
Awards and honours
In 2016 he was presented with the Silver Cross of Merit by the president of Poland. (, 05 Oct 2016)

He was named the 2015 Para Athlete of the Year in Poland. (, 10 Sep 2016)
He is a person of short stature. (, 10 Sep 2016)
Other information
He was withdrawn from the 2017 World Championships in London, England, after testing positive for the banned substance THC [tetrahydrocannabinol]. He was provisionally suspended by the Polish Anti-Doping Agency [POLADA] for eight months, before returning to competition in March 2018. (, 30 Mar 2018;, 21 Jul 2017)


Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F40 Final Round 2012-09-04 4
Men's Shot Put F40 Final Round 2012-09-06 4
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F41 Final 1 2013-07-21 1
Men's Discus Throw F41 Final 1 2013-07-26 2
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F41 Final 1 2015-10-24 1
Men's Javelin F41 Final 1 2015-10-28 7
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F41 Final Round 2016-09-08 2
Men's Javelin F41 Final Round 2016-09-11 8