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IMIANOWSKI Adrian
Sport Para athletics
NPC Poland   
GenderMen
Age27
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F52
Further Personal Information
Residence
Gorzˇw Wielkopolski, POL
Languages
Polish
Higher education
Pedagogy - Jacob of Paradyz University of Applied Sciences [PWSZ]: Gorzˇw Wielkopolski, POL
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in Gorzow Wielkopolski, Poland.
Why this sport?
He trained in bodybuilding prior to his accident, and played wheelchair rugby before switching to Para athletics. Coach Zbigniew Lewkowicz noticed him during a wheelchair rugby match and invited him to Para athletics training.
Club / Team
START Gorzow Wielkopolski: Poland
Name of coach
Dariusz Niemczyn [club], POL
General Interest
Hobbies
Driving. (sport.tvp.pl, 04 Sep 2016)
Famous relatives
His sister Agata Imianowska has competed in powerlifting at international level. (wyborcza.pl, 15 Dec 2017; allpowerlifting.com, 03 Dec 2017; Facebook profile, 23 Sep 2016)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the Paralympic Games. (sport.tvp.pl, 04 Sep 2016)
Impairment
He has quadriplegia as the result of a diving accident at age 18. (sport.tvp.pl, 04 Sep 2016; gorzow.pl, 05 Feb 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
5 2016 Discus Throw F52 16.33
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
5 2015 Discus Throw F52 15.29
7 2017 Discus Throw F52 16.43
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
4 2014 Discus Throw F52 13.55
4 2016 Discus Throw F52 16.18
6 2018 Discus Throw F52 17.05