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CIUKSZA Krzysztof
Sport Para athletics
NPC Poland   
GenderMen
Age22
Place of BirthGorzˇw Wielkopolski, POL
Height1.75 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T36
Further Personal Information
Residence
Gorzˇw Wielkopolski, POL
Languages
Polish
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2009 in Gorzow Wielkopolski, Poland.
Why this sport?
His mother signed him up for athletics training as a form of rehabilitation. "Sport is a second chance at life for me."
Club / Team
START Gorzow Wielkopolski: Poland
Name of coach
Zbigniew Lewkowicz [club, national], POL
Senior International Debut
Year
2016
Competing for
Poland
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Grosseto, ITA
General Interest
Hobbies
Playing video games, sport. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the T36 200m and T36 400m at the 2018 European Championships in Berlin, Germany, and placing fourth in the T36 400m at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
His mother, and coach Zbigniew Lewkowicz. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Polish Para sprinter Daniel Wozniak. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Everything can be overcome by hard work." (paralympic.org.pl, 09 Sep 2016)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the Paralympic Games. (Fundacja Dobra Siec YouTube channel, 10 Jan 2018)
Impairment
He has cerebral palsy due to a lack of oxygen at birth. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019; radiogorzow.pl, 17 Nov 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
4 2016 400m T36 55.97
6 2016 800m T36 2:16.90
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2017 200m T36 25.04
2 2017 400m T36 55.19
7 2017 100m T36 12.70
6 2017 800m T36 2:23.08
10 2019 100m T36 12.51
4 2019 400m T36 55.64
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2016 400m T36 56.48
3 2016 800m T36 2:17.62
3 2018 100m T36 12.61
1 2018 400m T36 55.90
1 2018 200m T36 25.39