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Dawid Lange

Powerlifting

Biography

Further personal information

Residence
Jelesnia, POL
Languages
Polish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 2017 in Lodygowice, Poland.
Why this sport?
He switched from bodybuilding to powerlifting. "For me it [sport] is a break from the world of disability. Doing it, you don't feel any barriers. People with impairments often do not have much to do, to be honest. Instead of sitting at home and looking through the window, it is possible to develop yourself, fulfil your dreams and achieve your goals. It's not just a local competition, you can travel around the world this way, that's how good it is."
Club / Team
SI Eurobeskidy: Poland
Name of coach
Mariusz Oliwa [national], POL; Wieslaw Grabski [personal], POL; Stanislaw Mirocha [personal], POL
Training Regime
He trains three times a week, for three hours each session.

General interest

Other sports
He has competed in able-bodied powerlifting and won silver in the +140kg open RAW benchpress event at the 2018 World United Amateur Powerlifting [WUAP] European Championships in Pabianice, Poland, and bronze in 140kg open RAW benchpress category at the 2018 WUAP World Championships in Trnava, Slovakia. (wuap-powerlifting.com, 17 Jun 2018, 21 Oct 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (zywiec.beskidy.news, 08 Mar 2019)