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STENKA Sabina
Sport Para athletics
NPC Poland   
GenderWomen
Age34
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
T20
Further Personal Information
Family
Two daughters Nikola and Olimpia
Other names
Sabina Stenka-Szymanska
Residence
Szczecin, POL
Languages
Polish
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age 14.
Why this sport?
She initially tried basketball, before she was advised to take up athletics by her coach.
Club / Team
START Szczecin: Poland
Name of coach
Hanna Bindaszewska [club], POL
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (przeclaw24.pl, 11 Sep 2016)
Injuries
Her training was disrupted ahead of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, due to a herniated disc in her spine. (e-kg.pl, 14 Sep 2016; przeclaw24.pl, 11 Sep 2016)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (start-szczecin.pl, 01 Oct 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
5 2016 400m T20 59.27
  2016 1500m T20  DNS
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
5 2019 400m T20 59.98
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
  2016 1500m T20  DNF
2 2016 400m T20 59.52
Final 2018 400m T20 59.86