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OWCZAREK Mateusz
Sport Para athletics
NPC Poland   
GenderMen
Age24
Place of BirthRadom, POL
Height1.74 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T37, F37
Guide
Partner Natalia Jasinska
Further Personal Information
Residence
Radom, POL
Languages
English, Polish
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport at age seven in Radom, Poland.
Why this sport?
He took up the sport to improve his physical fitness.
Club / Team
START Radom: Poland
Name of coach
Jacek Szczygiel [club], POL
Senior International Debut
Year
2014
Competing for
Poland
General Interest
Nicknames
Owczi (Facebook profile, 19 Sep 2019)
Hobbies
Table tennis, history. (Facebook profile, 05 Jul 2018)
Most influential person in career
His parents, and coach Jacek Szczygiel. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2017)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Don't give up." (Athlete, 16 Jul 2017)
Famous relatives
His partner Natalia Jasinska has represented Poland in Para athletics and won bronze in the T37 long jump at the 2018 European Championships in Berlin, Germany. (Facebook profile, 08 Mar 2020; SportsDeskOnline, 31 Mar 2020)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
7 2017 100m T37 12.57
4 2017 Long Jump T37 5.91
9 2019 Long Jump T37 5.12
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
7 2014 100m T37 12.80
6 2014 Long Jump T37 4.95
2 2018 Long Jump T37 6.23
6 2018 100m T37 12.93