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Przemyslaw Drag

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S11, SB11, SM11

Further personal information

Residence
Czestochowa, POL
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Polish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up swimming in the second grade of primary school in Czestochowa, Poland.
Why this sport?
Swimming classes were obligatory in his primary school. "Earlier my parents encouraged me to try swimming, but I was afraid. But now swimming is the best thing for me. I love the smell of swimming pool. Except of two walls there are no limitations, you cannot crash with anything. In water I feel free."
Club / Team
LKS Gol-Start Czestochowa: Poland
Name of coach
Robert Nowakowski [club], POL; Wojciech Seidel [national], POL

General interest

Nicknames
Przemo, Przemek (Facebook profile, 16 Oct 2020; wyborcza.pl, 25 Feb 2018)
Hobbies
Singing, skiing, playing guitar, walking in the mountains, listening to audio books. (wyborcza.pl, 25 Feb 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Representing Poland at the 2017 World Series event in Berlin, Germany. (wyborcza.pl, 25 Feb 2018)
Most influential person in career
His parents and brother. (tvp.pl, 18 Mar 2020)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (wyborcza.pl, 25 Feb 2018)