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Katarzyna Rogowiec

Nordic Skiing
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW5/7, LW5/7

Further personal information

Family
Daughter Olimpia
Residence
Gdansk, POL
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Italian, Polish, Russian, Spanish, English
Higher education
Finance - Krakow University of Economics: Poland

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
She was introduced to the sport by coach Stanislaw Slezak.
Club / Team
START Nowy Sacz: Poland
Name of coach
Stanislaw Kepka [national], POL

International debut

Year
2001
Competing for
Poland

General interest

Awards and honours
She was named Poland's Impaired Athlete of the Year for 2006, 2010 and 2011. (katarzyna-rogowiec.pl, 23 Jan 2013)
Impairment
She underwent amputation of both arms following a farming accident in 1980. (ParalympicSportTVUSA, 04 Mar 2010)
Other information
FAMILY FIRST
She did not compete at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, because she decided to stay at home and look after her daughter. (medialnie.info, 07 Dec 2014)