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Tomasz Rebisz

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Biography

Impairment information

Classification
T46, F46

Further personal information

Family
Daughter Isabella
Residence
Koszalin, POL
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Polish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He has always been interested in sports and began to train seriously in 1992.
Why this sport?
"I heard there was a person dedicated to coaching people with disabilities in Koszalin, Poland. His name was Alexander Poplawski, so I applied to him and began my adventure with the Disabled Sports Association."
Club / Team
START Koszalin: Poland
Name of coach
Alexander Poplawski [club], POL; Zbigniew Lewkowicz [national], POL

General interest

Hobbies
Reading books, listening to classical music. (miasto.koszalin.pl, 30 Mar 2011)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the javelin and silver in the shot put and discus at the 1996 Paralympic Games in Atlanta. (miasto.koszalin.pl, 30 Mar 2011)
Awards and honours
He was named START Koszalin's Athlete of the Year for 2013. (gk24.pl, 21 Jan 2014)

He was named Disabled Athlete of the Year 2012 by the president of Koszalin, Poland. (bip.wzp.pl, 30 Jan 2013)
Ambitions
To coach young athletes with an impairment. (miasto.koszalin.pl, 30 Mar 2011)
Other information
CLASSIFICATION GROUP RESTORED FOR 2012
The F46 classification he competes in had not been included at the Paralympic Games since Atlanta in 1996, but it was restored by the International Paralympic Committee [IPC] for the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. "I felt like someone had done it to annoy me," he said. "I wanted to compete for medals, but it simply was not allowed." (miasto.koszalin.pl, 30 Mar 2011)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Atlanta 1996 Paralympic Games (Atlanta, United States of America)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F46 Final Round 2
Men's Javelin F46 Final Round 3
Men's Discus Throw F46 Final Round 2
IPC Athletics World Championships Birmingham 1998 (Birmingham, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F46 Final Round 3
Men's Discus Throw F46 Final Round 2
Men's Shot Put F46 Final Round 1
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F46 Final 2011-01-25 1
Men's Shot Put F46 Final 2011-01-28 6
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F46 Final Round 2012-09-06 3
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F46 Final 1 2013-07-23 9
Men's Discus Throw F46 Final 1 2013-07-27 3