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KOZDRYK Justyna
Sport Powerlifting
NPC Poland   
GenderWomen
Age36
Place of BirthGrojec, POL
Height1.16 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Short stature
Further Personal Information
Residence
Grojec, POL
Occupation
Public Servant
Languages
Polish
Higher education
Pedagogy - Academy of Special Education: Warsaw, POL
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began powerlifting in 1999.
Why this sport?
She was inspired by her sister Joanna, who convinced her to go to the gym.
Club / Team
START Radom/GKS Kraska Jasieniec: Poland
Name of coach
Miroslaw Malec [club], POL; Mariusz Oliwa [national], POL
General Interest
Awards and honours
She was honoured with the Gold Cross of Merit by the President of Poland in 2008. (sw.gov.pl, 18 Mar 2014)
Impairment
She was born with achondroplasia. (bibliotekajasieniec.pl, 28 Apr 2015)
Other information
OCCUPATION
She works as a civil servant in the traffic department of the district police headquarters in Grojec, Poland. "It was my dream to work in the police." (policja.pl, 13 Aug 2015; dziendobry.tvn.pl, 10 Mar 2013)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
2 2008 44kg 92.5
5 2012 44kg 95
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2006 44kg 85.0
2 2010 44kg 97.5
2 2014 45kg 95.0
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2013 45kg 93
1 2015 45kg 93