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CHILEWSKA Renata
Sport Para athletics
NPC Poland   
GenderWomen
Age54
Place of BirthGryfino, POL
Height1.59 m
Weight 70 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F35
Further Personal Information
Family
Children Szymon and Karol
Residence
Gryfino, POL
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Polish, Russian
Higher education
Fashion Design
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began the sport in 1985 at age 19 in Wroclaw, Poland.
Why this sport?
Her first coach Jacka Ksiazyka noticed her abilities in the playground and invited her to begin training.
Name of coach
Zbigniew Lewkowicz [national]
Coach from which country?
Poland
Senior International Debut
Year
1986
Competing for
Poland
Location
Kozienice
General Interest
Hobbies
Watching movies, travelling. (Athlete, 14 Dec 2011)
Most influential person in career
Her mother. (Athlete, 14 Dec 2011)
Hero / Idol
Polish Olympic cross-country skier Justyna Kowalczyk. (Athlete, 14 Dec 2011)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"What doesn't kill me will make me stronger." (Athlete, 14 Dec 2011)
Awards and honours
She was Poland's flag bearer at the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (paralympic.org, 29 Aug 2012)
Impairment
She was born with cerebral palsy. (Athlete, 14 Dec 2011)
Other information
COMEBACK
After competing at the 1992 Paralympic Games in Barcelona, she took a ten-year break from athletics during which she got married and gave birth to her two children. She rounded off a remarkable comeback when she won a gold and a silver medal at the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens. (gryfino.powiat.pl, 15 Dec 2009)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
2 1992 Javelin Throw C5>8 23.62
2 2004 Shot Put F35-36 9.09 
3 2004 Discus Throw F35-36/38 21.82 
1 2004 Javelin Throw F35-38 23.24 
4 2008 Discus Throw F35/36 23.81
3 2008 Javelin Throw F35-38 25.59
3 2008 Shot Put F35-36 9.26
5 2012 Discus Throw F35/36 25.80
6 2012 Shot Put F35/36 9.54
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
4 2006 Shot Put F35-36 9.03
6 2006 Discus Throw F35-36/38 24.15
3 2006 Javelin Throw F35-36/38 20.60
5 2011 Shot Put F35-36 9.20
2 2011 Discus Throw F35/36 25.22