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Grzegorz Polkowski

Swimming
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
S11, SB11, SM11

Further personal information

Residence
Warsaw, POL
Languages
Polish
Higher education
Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University: Warsaw, POL

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming in 1997.
Club / Team
IKS AWF Warsaw: Poland
Name of coach
Wojciech Seidel [national]
Coach from which country?
Poland

General interest

Other information
NATIONAL FIRST
The silver medal that he won at the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens was the first ever Paralympic medal won by a Polish visually impaired swimmer. (laski.edu.pl, 2013)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 7
Men's 100 m Backstroke S11 Heat 2 4
Men's 100 m Backstroke S11 Final Round 6
Men's 100 m Freestyle S11 Heat 3 3
Men's 100 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 4
Men's 50 m Freestyle S11 Heat 3 4
IPC Swimming World Championships Durban 2006 (Durban, South Africa)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S11 Heats 1
Men's 4x100 m Medley 49 pts Final Round 4
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle 49 pts Final Round 5
Men's 100 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 1
Men's 100 m Freestyle S11 Heats 1
Men's 100 m Backstroke S11 Final Round 5
Men's 50 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 1
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S11 Heat 1 2
Men's 50 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 6
Men's 100 m Freestyle S11 Heat 3 2
Men's 100 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 3
Men's 400 m Freestyle S11 Heat 1 6
Men's 100 m Backstroke S11 Heat 1 5
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Backstroke S11 Final Round 8
Men's 100 m Backstroke S11 Heat 1 4
Men's 400 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 5
Men's 400 m Freestyle S11 Heat 1 3
Men's 100 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 4
Men's 100 m Freestyle S11 Heat 1 1
Men's 50 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 2
Men's 50 m Freestyle S11 Heat 1 2
IPC Swimming World Championships Mar del Plata 2002 (Mar del Plata, Argentina)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Freestyle S11 Heats 7
Men's 50 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 2
Men's 50 m Freestyle S11 Heats 5
Men's 100 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 5
Men's 100 m Backstroke S11 Heats 3
Men's 4x100 m Medley 49 pts Final Round 9999
Men's 100 m Backstroke S11 Final Round 4
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 4x100 m Medley S11-13 Final Round 5
Men's 100 m Backstroke S11 Final Round 6
Men's 100 m Backstroke S11 Heat 2 4
Men's 100 m Freestyle S11 Heat 1 6
Men's 50 m Freestyle S11 Heat 3 4
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 2012-08-31 8
Men's 100 m Freestyle S11 Heat 1 2012-08-31 5
Men's 50 m Freestyle S11 Heat 2 2012-09-01 6
Men's 100 m Backstroke S11 Heat 2 2012-09-02 6