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POLKOWSKI Grzegorz
Sport Para swimming
NPC Poland   
GenderMen
Age35
Place of BirthWarsaw, POL
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
S11, SB11, SM11
Further Personal Information
Residence
Warsaw, POL
Languages
Polish
Higher education
Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University: Warsaw, POL
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming in 1997.
Club / Team
IKS AWF Warsaw: Poland
Name of coach
Wojciech Seidel [national]
Coach from which country?
Poland
General Interest
Other information
NATIONAL FIRST
The silver medal that he won at the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens was the first ever Paralympic medal won by a Polish visually impaired swimmer. (laski.edu.pl, 2013)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
6 2000 100m Backstroke S11 1:18.82 
5 2000 4 x 100m Medley S11-13 4:52.80
2 2004 50m Freestyle S11 26.98
4 2004 100m Freestyle S11 1:00.99
5 2004 400m Freestyle S11 5:08.17
8 2004 100m Backstroke S11 1:19.24
6 2008 50m Freestyle S11 27.83
3 2008 100m Freestyle S11 1:00.49
12 2008 400m Freestyle S11 5:33.88
11 2008 100m Backstroke S11 1:20.01
8 2012 100m Freestyle S11 1:02.72
Heats 2012 50m Freestyle S11 28.18
Heats 2012 100m Backstroke S11 1:17.32
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2002 50m Freestyle S11 28.83
5 2002 100m Freestyle S11 1:06.98
4 2002 100m Backstroke S11 1:18.79
  2002 4 x 100m Medley Relay 49 Points  DSQ
1 2006 50m Freestyle S11 27.38
1 2006 100m Freestyle S11 1:00.88
5 2006 100m Backstroke S11 1:18.03
5 2006 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 49 Points 4:40.10
4 2006 4 x 100m Medley Relay 49 Points 5:03.91
4 2010 100m Freestyle S11 1:02.28
7 2010 50m Freestyle S11 28.71
6 2010 100m Backstroke S11 1:18.08
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Event Result
3 2009 100m Freestyle S11 1:02.65
2 2009 50m Freestyle S11 SC 27.91