Mariusz Sobczak

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Mariusz Sobczak
Personal information
Nationality Polish
Born (1982-02-08) 8 February 1982 (age 36)
Zduńska Wola, Poland
Height 176 cm (69 in)
Sport
Country Poland
Sport Athletics
Disability class T36
Event(s) Sprint
Long jump
Club START Random
Coached by Jacek Szczygiel (club)
Zbigniew Lewkowicz (national)

Mariusz Sobczak (born 8 February 1982) is a Paralympic athlete from Poland. He has cerebral palsy and competes in T36 sprint and long jump events.[1] Sobczak first represented Poland at the 2004 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, entering the long jump and 100m sprint, but he failed to achieve a podium finish in either. At the 2012 Summer Paralympics he won a silver medal in the F36 long jump.[2]

As well as his Paralympic success, Sobczak has also medaled at both World and European level, collecting six major international top three finishes.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sobczak, Mariusz". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 24 August 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "Sobczak, Mariusz". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 24 August 2016.