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Jakub Nicpon

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T13, F13

Further personal information

Residence
Szczecin, POL
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, German, Polish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport at age 13 in 2011 in Szczecin, Poland.
Why this sport?
He was always interested in sport. Before athletics he played football, where his speed was noticed by Para athletics coach Hanna Bindaszewska.
Club / Team
START Szczecin: Poland
Name of coach
Hanna Bindaszewska [club], POL

International debut

Year
2016
Competing for
Poland
Tournament
Grand Prix
Location
Tunis, TUN

General interest

Nicknames
Kuba (blekitna.szczecin.pl, 06 Sep 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal in the T13 400m at the 2018 European Championships in Berlin, Germany and winning a gold medal in the T11-T13 200m at the 2017 World Junior Championships in Nottwil, Switzerland. (SportsDeskOnline 06 Apr 2021; Instagram profile, 21 Jul 2019; Facebook profile, 28 Aug 2018; paralympic.org, 17 Aug 2017)
Most influential person in career
Coach Hanna Bindaszewska. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2017)
Hero / Idol
Polish footballer Robert Lewandowski. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2017)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (team100.pl, 01 Jan 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T13 Heat 2 2017-07-16 9
Men's 200 m T13 Heat 1 2017-07-17 11