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Igor Hrehorowicz

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S9, SB8, SM9

Further personal information

Residence
Wroclaw, POL
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Polish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age five. He started competing at age 12 with the Start Wroclaw club in Poland
Why this sport?
His parents signed him up for swimming lessons as part of his rehabilitation.
Club / Team
Start Wroclaw: Poland
Name of coach
Beata Prozowszczyk-Kuczko [national], POL; Wojciech Seidel [personal], POL
Training Regime
He swims up to seven kilometres at a time at a pool in Wroclaw, Poland.

General interest

Hobbies
Travel. (niepelnosprawni.pl, 25 Aug 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (niepelnosprawni.pl, 25 Aug 2021)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"There are advantages to swimming. It is an opportunity to be fit, but also to travel because we go to different places." (niepelnosprawni.pl, 25 Aug 2021)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the Paralympic Games. (niepelnosprawni.pl, 25 Aug 2021)
Impairment
He was born without his left foot and without fibula bones in both legs. (spokido.pl, 26 Apr 2014)