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SZYMULA Dorota
Sport Para athletics
NPC Poland   
GenderWomen
Age24
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Impaired range of motion
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Languages
English, Polish
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para athletics in 2014.
Why this sport?
She wanted to be active despite her impairment.
Club / Team
START Wroclaw: Poland
Name of coach
Michal Mosson [club], POL
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Run if you can, walk if it's needed, crawl if you have to, but never give up." (Facebook profile, 01 Aug 2018)
Impairment
At age 15 she underwent brain tumour surgery, which resulted in impaired movement, vision and speech. (dorotaszymula.wixsite.com, 11 Dec 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
4 2018 Shot Put F33 4.16
10 2018 Javelin Throw F34 8.26