Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Partner Izabela Wieczorek, one daughter
Gorzów Wielkopolski, POL
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2009.
Why this sport?
His doctor introduced him to coach Zbigniew Lewkowicz. "The coach suggested I try high jump, because of my physical attributes."
Club / Team
START Gorzow Wielkopolski: Poland
Name of coach
Dariusz Niemczyn [club], POL
Chudy (Athlete, 24 Apr 2012)
Fishing, quad biking. (paralympic.org.pl, 09 Sep 2016)
Most influential person in career
Polish Para high jumper Maciej Lepiato. (Athlete, 24 Apr 2012)
Hero / Idol
Qatari high jumper Mutaz Essa Barshim. (tylkoigrzyska.com.pl, 19 Jan 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never give up on your goal just because it takes time to reach it. Time will pass by anyway." (Facebook page, 01 Aug 2018)
To set a new world record and win gold at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (polskieradio.pl, 24 Sep 2018; MrMichalPol YouTube channel, 25 Aug 2018)
He lost his left leg in a motorcycle accident in 2009. (paralympics.org.pl, 01 Nov 2015; przegladsportowy.pl, 10 Jun 2013)
|Men's High Jump F42||Final||2011-01-29||4|
|Men's High Jump F42||Final Round||2012-09-03||3|
|Men's High Jump T42/44||Final 1||2013-07-20||3|
|Men's High Jump T42||Final 1||2015-10-22||3|
|Men's High Jump T42||Final Round||2016-09-09||4|
|Men's High Jump T42||Final 1||2017-07-22||4|