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Mateusz Bartnik

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S9, SM9

Further personal information

Residence
Lublin, POL
Languages
Polish
Higher education
Computer Science - Wroclaw University of Technology: Poland

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age five at school in Lublin, Poland.
Why this sport?
He took up the sport as a form of rehabilitation.
Club / Team
ICSiR START Lublin: Poland
Name of coach
Bartosz Kedracki [club], POL; Wojciech Seidel [national], POL

International debut

Year
2012
Competing for
Poland

General interest

Hobbies
Playing chess and bridge, walking in the mountains, cycling, travelling. (niepelnosprawni.lublin.pl, 29 Jul 2013; lajf.info, 18 Mar 2016)
Hero / Idol
Polish cross-country skier Justyna Kowalczyk. (niepelnosprawni.lublin.pl, 29 Jul 2013)
Awards and honours
He was named among the top five Para-Athletes of the Year in the Lubelskie region of Poland in 2013. (lublin.sport.pl, 14 Jun 2013)
Impairment
He was born without a right leg and hip. (niepelnosprawni.lublin.pl, 29 Jul 2013)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Backstroke S9 Heat 2 2015-07-13 12
Men's 400 m Freestyle S9 Final 1 2015-07-18 8
Men's 400 m Freestyle S9 Heat 1 2015-07-18 7
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM9 Heat 3 2015-07-19 20