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Sport Para athletics
NPC Poland   
GenderMen
Age31
Place of BirthSkwierzyna, POL
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T36
Further Personal Information
Residence
Gorzˇw Wielkopolski, POL
Occupation
Athlete, Marketing, Student
Languages
English, Polish
Higher education
Physical Education, Teaching - Academy of Physical Education: Gorzˇw Wielkopolski, POL
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2002 at age 12.
Why this sport?
Coach Zbigniew Lewkowicz visited his school looking for new talent. He noticed Rega and invited him to join his training group.
Club / Team
START Gorzow Wielkopolski: Poland
Name of coach
Zbigniew Lewkowicz [club, national], POL
General Interest
Hobbies
Basketball. (sport.tvp.pl, 04 Sep 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing seventh in the T36 800m at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (sport.tvp.pl, 04 Sep 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"I don't have dreams, I have goals." (Facebook profile, 04 Mar 2016)
Impairment
He was born with cerebral palsy. (sport.tvp.pl, 04 Sep 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
7 2008 800m T36 2:23.70
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
6 2013 800m T36 2:24.62
8 2015 800m T36 2:28.78
8 2017 400m T36 1:07.92
8 2017 800m T36 2:33.81
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
4 2016 400m T36 1:04.96 
5 2016 800m T36 2:25.90