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ROGOWIEC Katarzyna
Sport Para biathlon, Para cross-country
NPC Poland   
GenderWomen
Age44
Place of BirthRabka, POL
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW5/7, LW5/7
Further Personal Information
Family
Daughter Olimpia
Residence
Gdansk, POL
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Italian, Polish, Russian, Spanish, English
Higher education
Finance - Krakow University of Economics: Poland
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport?
She was introduced to the sport by coach Stanislaw Slezak.
Club / Team
START Nowy Sacz: Poland
Name of coach
Stanislaw Kepka [national], POL
Senior International Debut
Year
2001
Competing for
Poland
General Interest
Awards and honours
She was named Poland's Impaired Athlete of the Year for 2006, 2010 and 2011. (katarzyna-rogowiec.pl, 23 Jan 2013)
Impairment
She underwent amputation of both arms following a farming accident in 1980. (ParalympicSportTVUSA, 04 Mar 2010)
Other information
FAMILY FIRST
She did not compete at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, because she decided to stay at home and look after her daughter. (medialnie.info, 07 Dec 2014)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games - Para biathlon
Rank Year Event Result
4 2006 7.5km Sprint - Standing 31:37.1
6 2006 12.5km Individual - Standing 51:43.2
5 2010 3km Pursuit - Standing 11:36.7
4 2010 12.5km Individual - Standing 53:17.0
Paralympic Games - Para cross-country
Rank Year Event Result
4 2002 5km Classic Style - Standing 20:13.0
9 2002 10km Freestyle - Standing 44:42.6
6 2002 3 x 2.5km Relay Open  DNF
1 2006 5km - Standing 17:15.3
4 2006 10km - Standing 44:12.5
1 2006 15km - Standing 1:06:41.3
6 2006 3 x 2.5km Relay Open 27:23.7
3 2010 15km Freestyle - Standing 58:42.0
12 2010 5km Classic Style - Standing 24:04.5
6 2010 3 x 2.5km Relay Open 24:14.6
10 2010 1km Sprint Classic Style - Standing  
World Championships - Para biathlon
Rank Year Event Result
2 2004/2005 7.5km Sprint - Standing 38:05.5
1 2004/2005 12.5km Individual - Standing 55:46.2
7 2008/2009 3.6km Pursuit - Standing  
  2008/2009 12.5km Individual - Standing  DNF
2 2010/2011 3km Pursuit - Standing 12:08.2
2 2010/2011 7.5km Sprint - Standing 29:25.0
2 2010/2011 12.5km Individual - Standing 52:48.6
World Championships - Para cross-country
Rank Year Event Result
6 2002/2003 5km - Standing 21:19.8
2 2002/2003 10km - Standing 40:28.3
2 2002/2003 3 x 2.5km Relay Open 28:07.9
2 2002/2003 15km - Standing 58:33.1
3 2004/2005 10km - Standing 35:33.8
3 2004/2005 5km - Standing 18:02.7
4 2004/2005 15km - Standing 52:14.3
5 2004/2005 3 x 2.5km Relay Open 29:56.4
  2008/2009 15km Classic Style LW2-9  DNS
4 2008/2009 5km Freestyle LW2-9 18:37.5
7 2008/2009 1km Sprint - LW2-9  
1 2010/2011 5km - Standing 14:54.3
3 2010/2011 15km - Standing 52:30.0
2 2010/2011 1km Sprint - Standing