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Katarzyna Slomka

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F32

Further personal information

Residence
Cieszyn, POL
Occupation
Education Professional
Languages
English, German, Polish
Higher education
Health Education - University of Silesia in Katowice : Poland

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She got involved in Para athletics in 2007 in Cieszyn, Poland.
Why this sport?
She was encouraged to take up the sport by Polish Para shot putter Janusz Rokicki.
Club / Team
IKS Cieszyn: Poland
Name of coach
Zbigniew Gryzbon [club], POL

International debut

Year
2017
Competing for
Poland

General interest

Hobbies
Listening to music, watching movies. (Facebook profile, 03 Jul 2017)
Most influential person in career
Polish Para shot putter Janusz Rokicki, and coach Zbigniew Gryzbon. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Don't let the restrictions of others define you." (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Impairment
She has quadriplegia due to the effects of cerebral palsy. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Club Throw F32 Final 1 2017-07-14 9
Women's Shot Put F32 Final 1 2017-07-15 9