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Renata Chilewska

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F35

Further personal information

Family
Children Szymon and Karol
Residence
Gryfino, POL
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Polish, Russian
Higher education
Fashion Design

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began the sport in 1985 at age 19 in Wroclaw, Poland.
Why this sport?
Her first coach Jacka Ksiazyka noticed her abilities in the playground and invited her to begin training.
Name of coach
Zbigniew Lewkowicz [national]
Coach from which country?
Poland

International debut

Year
1986
Competing for
Poland
Location
Kozienice

General interest

Hobbies
Watching movies, travelling. (Athlete, 14 Dec 2011)
Most influential person in career
Her mother. (Athlete, 14 Dec 2011)
Hero / Idol
Polish Olympic cross-country skier Justyna Kowalczyk. (Athlete, 14 Dec 2011)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"What doesn't kill me will make me stronger." (Athlete, 14 Dec 2011)
Awards and honours
She was Poland's flag bearer at the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (paralympic.org, 29 Aug 2012)
Impairment
She was born with cerebral palsy. (Athlete, 14 Dec 2011)
Other information
COMEBACK
After competing at the 1992 Paralympic Games in Barcelona, she took a ten-year break from athletics during which she got married and gave birth to her two children. She rounded off a remarkable comeback when she won a gold and a silver medal at the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens. (gryfino.powiat.pl, 15 Dec 2009)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Barcelona 1992 Paralympic Games (Barcelona, Spain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put C5>8 Final Round 5
Women's Javelin C5>8 Final Round 2
Women's Discus Throw C5>8 Final Round 4
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Javelin F35-38 Final Round 3
Women's Discus Throw F35/36 Final Round 4
Women's Shot Put F35/36 Final Round 3
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Javelin F35/36/38 Final Round 3
Women's Discus Throw F35/36/38 Final Round 6
Women's Shot Put F35/36 Final Round 4
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Javelin F35-38 Final Round 1
Women's Discus Throw F35/36/38 Final Round 3
Women's Shot Put F35/36 Final Round 2
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F35/36 Final 2011-01-27 5
Women's Discus Throw F35/36 Final 2011-01-29 2
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F35/36 Final Round 2012-08-31 5
Women's Shot Put F35/36 Final Round 2012-09-02 6