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Grzegorz Lanzer

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Languages
Polish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began powerlifting at high school. In 2005 he joined the START Koszalin club in Poland.
Why this sport?
One of his school teachers took him to the gym, and he enjoyed the competition aspect of the sport.
Club / Team
START Koszalin: Poland
Name of coach
Mariusz Oliwa [national], POL

International debut

Year
2013
Competing for
Poland

General interest

Nicknames
Grzesiek (Facebook profile, 01 Aug 2019)
Hobbies
Motor racing, sport. (Athlete, 15 Jul 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze at the 2013 European Open Championships in Aleksin, Russian Federation, and claiming silver at the 2018 European Open Championships in Berck-sur-Mer, France. (Athlete, 15 Jul 2019)
Injuries
In October 2015 he injured his shoulder while competing at an international competition in Wroclaw, Poland. (niepelnosprawni.pl, 26 Oct 2015)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the Paralympic Games. (swieszyno.pl, 20 Oct 2016)
Impairment
He was born with spina bifida. (wiadomosci24.pl, 18 Nov 2009)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2010 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 60.00kg Final 2010-07-27 9999
2014 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 65.00 kg MD Final 2014-04-07 6
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -65 kg Final Round 2016-09-10 8
Mexico City 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 65.00kg Final 2017-12-08 5