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KORNOBYS Lucyna
Sport Para athletics
NPC Poland   
GenderWomen
Age40
Place of BirthKamienna Gora, POL
Height1.73 m
Weight 92 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F34
Further Personal Information
Residence
Jelenia Góra, POL
Occupation
Administrator, Athlete
Languages
Polish
Higher education
Administration Studies - University of Wroclaw: Poland
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up sitting volleyball in 2008 and moved on to Para athletics the following year.
Why this sport?
She loved sport as a child, and competed in cross-country running when she was young. Later in life she was encouraged to switch from sitting volleyball to athletics by coach Wiktor Zurynski.
Club / Team
START Wroclaw: Poland
Name of coach
Michal Mosson [personal], POL, from 2000
Senior International Debut
Year
2010
Competing for
Poland
Location
Croatia
General Interest
Nicknames
Lusi (tylkoigrzyska.com.pl, 11 Jan 2015)
Hobbies
Sport, listening to music, embroidery, cycling, swimming, watching documentaries, photography. (lkornobys.wordpress.com, 16 Jan 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the F34 shot put at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2017)
Most influential person in career
Her family. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2017)
Hero / Idol
Polish shot putter Tomasz Majewski. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2017)
Injuries
She competed at the 2012 Polish Championships despite injuries to her wrist and cervical spine. (jg24.pl, 05 Jun 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"As long as you fight, you are the winner." (niepelnosprawni.pl, 20 Dec 2017)
Awards and honours
In 2016 she was presented with the Silver Cross of Merit by the president of Poland. (prezydent.pl, 05 Oct 2016)

She was named the 2012 and 2015 Best Para Athlete by the Jelenia Gora Society for Combating Disabilities in Poland. (wtzjelenia.jgora.pl, 05 Feb 2016; jelonka.com, 09 Feb 2013)
Other sports
From 2008 to 2013 she competed in sitting volleyball at an elite level. (jelonka.com, 07 Jun 2016; nj24.pl, 04 Feb 2012)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (eurosport.onet.pl, 15 Sep 2016)
Impairment
Her impairment is the result of a knee injury she sustained at age 15. (nj24.pl, 04 Feb 2012)
Other information
OCCUPATION
She works in the department of dialogue and social affairs at the Jelenia Gora City Hall in Poland. She has also organised lectures and meetings for schools and other institutions to raise awareness for people with impairments. (24jgora.pl, 29 Sep 2016; jeleniagora.pl, 18 Nov 2015; kpswjg.pl, 29 Apr 2015; niepelnosprawni.pl, 20 Dec 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
4 2016 Javelin Throw F34 17.88
2 2016 Shot Put F34 8.00
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
5 2011 Shot Put F32-34 6.12
2 2011 Javelin Throw F33-34/52-53 14.09
5 2013 Javelin Throw F33/34 18.81
12 2013 Shot Put F32/33/34 6.56
3 2015 Shot Put F34 7.38
2 2015 Javelin Throw F34 18.15
2 2017 Shot Put F34 8.22
3 2017 Javelin Throw F34 15.63
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2014 Javelin Throw F34 16.32
2 2014 Shot Put F34 7.39
1 2016 Shot Put F34 8.33
3 2016 Javelin Throw F34 16.81
1 2018 Shot Put F33 7.49
3 2018 Javelin Throw F34 16.22