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Jakub Rega

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T36

Further personal information

Residence
Gorzów Wielkopolski, POL
Occupation
Athlete, Marketing, Student
Languages
English, Polish
Higher education
Physical Education, Teaching - Academy of Physical Education: Gorzów Wielkopolski, POL

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2002 at age 12.
Why this sport?
Coach Zbigniew Lewkowicz visited his school looking for new talent. He noticed Rega and invited him to join his training group.
Club / Team
START Gorzow Wielkopolski: Poland
Name of coach
Zbigniew Lewkowicz [club, national], POL

General interest

Hobbies
Basketball. (sport.tvp.pl, 04 Sep 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing seventh in the T36 800m at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (sport.tvp.pl, 04 Sep 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"I don't have dreams, I have goals." (Facebook profile, 04 Mar 2016)
Impairment
He was born with cerebral palsy. (sport.tvp.pl, 04 Sep 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 800 m T36 Final Round 7
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 800 m T36 Final 1 2013-07-22 6
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 800 m T36 Heat 2 2015-10-25 8
Men's 800 m T36 Final 1 2015-10-26 8
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m T36 Final 1 2017-07-21 8
Men's 800 m T36 Final 1 2017-07-23 8