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Mateusz Owczarek

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T37, F37
Guide
Partner Natalia Jasinska

Further personal information

Residence
Radom, POL
Languages
English, Polish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport at age seven in Radom, Poland.
Why this sport?
He took up the sport to improve his physical fitness.
Club / Team
START Radom: Poland
Name of coach
Jacek Szczygiel [club], POL

International debut

Year
2014
Competing for
Poland

General interest

Nicknames
Owczi (Facebook profile, 19 Sep 2019)
Hobbies
Table tennis, history. (Facebook profile, 17 Mar 2021)
Most influential person in career
His parents, and coach Jacek Szczygiel. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2017)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never give up on achieving a goal just because it takes time to achieve it. Time will pass anyway." (Instagram profile, 15 Jun 2019)
Famous relatives
His partner Natalia Jasinska has represented Poland in Para athletics and won bronze in the T37 long jump at the 2018 European Championships in Berlin, Germany. (SportsDeskOnline, 31 Mar 2020; Facebook profile, 08 Mar 2020)

Results

Unit Date Rank
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T37 Heat 2 2017-07-19 8
Men's 100 m T37 Final 1 2017-07-20 7
Men's Long Jump T37 Final 1 2017-07-21 4