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Paulina Przywecka-Puziak

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Family
Son Maciej
Residence
Bydgoszcz, POL
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Polish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began powerlifting at age 14.
Why this sport?
The president of the Bydgoszcz Association of Sports and Rehabilitation of Persons with Disabilities at the time, Andrzej Ofczynski, saw her playing table tennis and encouraged her to try powerlifting.
Club / Team
START Bydgoszcz: Poland
Name of coach
Dawida Sikorski [club], POL; Mariusz Oliwa [national], POL
Training Regime
She trains at least three times per week.

General interest

Nicknames
Paula, Pinka, Spina (kobieta.onet.pl, 06 Nov 2013; Facebook profile, 27 Jul 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a bronze medal at the 2020 World Cup event in Manchester, England. (Kanal 10 YouTube channel, 23 Feb 2021)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo, and to win a Paralympic medal. (Kanal 10 YouTube channel, 23 Feb 2021)
Impairment
At age three she was diagnosed with bone cancer, and at age 11 her right leg was amputated. (kobieta.onet.pl, 06 Nov 2013)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2010 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Up to 60.00kg Final 2010-07-28 9999
Mexico City 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Up to 67.00kg Final 2017-12-06 8