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PIJS Bart
Sport Para athletics, Para-Cycling
NPC Netherlands   
GenderMen
Age39
Place of BirthRoosendaal, NED
Height1.72 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T34
Further Personal Information
Languages
Dutch
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began wheelchair racing in 2004.
Why this sport?
He previously played wheelchair hockey. "I wasn't so good at controlling the ball, but I was quick in my chair. I found out about the AV Sprint club [in Breda, Netherlands] on the internet, and from my first contact I loved the feeling of an explosive start and powering up to top speed."
Club / Team
AV Sprint: Breda, NED
General Interest
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (bartpijs.nl, 22 Jun 2012)
Injuries
In 2010 he was troubled by tendinitis in his elbow. (atletiekunie.nl, 2012)
Impairment
He was born with cerebral palsy. (bartpijs.nl, 22 Jun 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
5 2011 200m T34 34.06
5 2011 100m T34 18.14
6 2011 400m T34 1:04.83
European Championships (Overall) - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
8 2014 100m T34 18.63
7 2014 800m T34 2:14.71
  2014 200m T34  DSQ
8 2014 400m T34 1:05.68