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CZARNECKI Lukasz
Sport Para athletics
NPC Poland   
GenderMen
Age20
Place of BirthGorzˇw Wielkopolski, POL
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T37, F37
Further Personal Information
Residence
Gorzˇw Wielkopolski, POL
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Polish
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in Gorzow Wielkopolski, Poland, in 2011.
Why this sport?
His father took him to a Para athletics training session organised by coach Zbigniew Lewkowicz. "I liked it and I started to train seriously."
Club / Team
START Gorzow Wielkopolski: Poland
Name of coach
Zbigniew Lewkowicz [club, national], POL
General Interest
Hobbies
Playing video games, spending time with friends, listening to music. (fundusznataliipartyki.pl, 2017)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a bronze medal in the F37 javelin throw at the 2017 World Championships in London, England. Also claiming gold in the F35-38 javelin throw, silver in the F35-38 discus throw and bronze in the F35-38 shot put at the 2017 World Junior Championships in Nottwil, Switzerland. (fundusznataliipartyki.pl, 2017)
Most influential person in career
His coach. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2017)
Injuries
His training was disrupted ahead of the 2017 World Championships in London, England, after fracturing his right arm. He throws with his left hand so was able to compete, and went on to win a bronze medal in the F37 javelin throw at the event. (paralympic.org.pl, 17 Jul 2017)

In May 2017 he sustained an injury to the biceps femoris muscle in his thigh during a training camp in Bydgoszcz, Poland. (paralympic.org.pl, 17 Jul 2017)
Awards and honours
He received an award from the mayor of Slubice, Poland, in recognition of being the youngest competitor at the 2012 National Championships in Poland. (slubice.tv, 12 Jun 2012)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the Paralympic Games. (fundusznataliipartyki.pl, 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 2017 Javelin Throw F37 47.72
  2017 Long Jump T37  NoM
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
4 2016 Javelin Throw F37/38 38.11
5 2016 Long Jump T37 5.19
10 2016 Discus Throw F37 23.62
3 2018 Javelin Throw F38 43.62
6 2018 Discus Throw F37 33.57