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PIOTROWSKA Marta
Sport Para athletics
NPC Poland   
GenderWomen
Age28
Place of BirthZdunska Wola, POL
Height1.62 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
T37, F37
Further Personal Information
Family
Husband Pawel Piotrowski
Other names
Marta Langner
Residence
Zdunska Wola, POL
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Polish
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age 14 in Zdunska Wola, Poland.
Why this sport?
"My coach discovered me on the street."
Club / Team
START Wroclaw: Poland
Name of coach
Tomasz Kus [personal], POL
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the T37 long jump at the 2018 European Championships in Berlin, Germany. (naszemiasto.pl, 28 Aug 2018)
Most influential person in career
Coach Wojciech Kikowski. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Sport gives me joy and happiness." (sport.tvp.pl, 04 Sep 2016)
Awards and honours
She received a sporting achievement award at the 2015 Lady D Awards in Lodz, Poland, which acknowledges the accomplishments of women with an impairment. (naszemiasto.pl, 20 May 2015)

In 2010 she was recognised by the city council of Zdunska Wola, Poland, for her contribution to the Polish Paralympic movement. (zdunskawola.pl, 30 Dec 2010; nasze.pl, 30 Dec 2010)
Famous relatives
Her husband Pawel Piotrowski has represented Poland in Para athletics. He won gold in the F36 shot put at the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens. (SportsDeskOnline, 03 Jul 2017; Facebook profile, 27 May 2018)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (tvp.pl, 08 Jan 2020)
Impairment
She has cerebral palsy. The condition affects the right side of her body. (sportowefakty.pl, 28 Jan 2011)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
5 2008 100m T37 14.94
7 2008 200m T37 31.25
6 2012 Long Jump F37/38 4.20
Round 1 2012 100m T37 15.00
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
10 2011 200m T37 31.46
5 2011 100m T37 14.60
2 2011 Long Jump F38 4.33
Semifinal 2013 100m T37 15.15
5 2013 Long Jump T37/38 4.10
  2015 400m T37  DNF
6 2015 Long Jump T37 4.04
8 2015 200m T37 32.94
3 2017 Long Jump T37 4.37
11 2017 100m T37 15.31
3 2019 Long Jump T37 4.45
13 2019 100m T37 14.96
European Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
7 2014 100m T37 15.09
4 2014 Long Jump T37 4.25
4 2016 Long Jump T37 4.20
  2016 100m T37  DNF
4 2018 100m T37 14.86
1 2018 Long Jump T37 4.51