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Marcin Potoczny

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Impaired range of motion
Classification
S6, SB5, SM6

Further personal information

Residence
Kraków, POL
Languages
English, Polish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up swimming in Oswiecim, Poland in 2002.
Why this sport?
Swimming was recommended to him as a form of rehabilitation, and he was noticed by a para-swimming coach.
Club / Team
START Katowice: Poland
Name of coach
Jadwiga Zielinska-Starzec [club], POL; Wojciech Seidel [naional], POL
Training Regime
He trains up to six times per week.

General interest

Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games. (gazetakrakowska.pl, 22 May 2015)
Impairment
He was born with congenital talipes equinovarus, commonly known as club foot. (gazetakrakowska.pl, 22 May 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB5 Heat 2 2013-08-16 8
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB5 Final 1 2013-08-16 9999
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB5 Heat 1 2015-07-14 9