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Sport Para athletics
NPC Poland   
GenderMen
Age22
Place of BirthPolice, POL
Height1.79 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T13, F13
Further Personal Information
Residence
Szczecin, POL
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
German, Polish
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport at age 13 in 2011 in Szczecin, Poland.
Why this sport?
He was always interested in sport. Before athletics he played football, where his speed was noticed by Para athletics coach Hanna Bindaszewska.
Club / Team
START Szczecin: Poland
Name of coach
Hanna Bindaszewska [club], POL
Senior International Debut
Year
2016
Competing for
Poland
Tournament
Grand Prix
Location
Tunis, TUN
General Interest
Nicknames
Kuba (blekitna.szczecin.pl, 06 Sep 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal in the T13 400m at the 2018 European Championships in Berlin, Germany and winning a gold medal in the T11-T13 200m at the 2017 World Junior Championships in Nottwil, Switzerland. (Instagram profile, 21 Jul 2019; Facebook profile, 28 Aug 2018)
Most influential person in career
His coach. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2017)
Hero / Idol
Polish footballer Robert Lewandowski. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2017)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (team100.pl, 01 Jan 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
11 2017 100m T13 11.30
9 2017 200m T13 23.24
7 2019 400m T13 51.44
6 2019 100m T13 11.17
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
6 2016 100m T13 11.26
4 2016 200m T13 22.71
5 2016 400m T13 52.17
5 2018 200m T13 40.03
3 2018 100m T13 11.33
1 2018 400m T13 52.32