Kamila KUBAS (POL)

PLPoland
Age:
38 years
Languages:
Polish
Federation:
POLISH CANOE FEDERATION
Kamila KUBAS

Biography

Further Personal Information

BIOGRAPHY
Classification
KL1

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries (zielonagora.wyborcza.pl, 15 Sep 2016; zary-zagan.regionalna.pl, 29 Jan 2016)

Origin of Impairment
Acquired (zielonagora.wyborcza.pl, 15 Sep 2016; zary-zagan.regionalna.pl, 29 Jan 2016)

Impairment Details
In 1991 she was involved in a car accident that resulted in paraplegia. (zielonagora.wyborcza.pl, 15 Sep 2016; zary-zagan.regionalna.pl, 29 Jan 2016)

OCCUPATION
Athlete
WHEN/WHERE DID YOU START CANOEING/ KAYAKING?
She took up Para canoe sprint in 2013.
REASON FOR TAKING UP THE SPORT
She first tried canoeing in elementary school in Malomice, Poland. She had the potential to be an athlete, but her sporting career was curtailed by her accident. She returned to the sport in 2013 when her daughter started going to school and she had more free time. (zielonagora.wyborcza.pl, 15 Sep 2016)
CLUB
START Zielona Gora [Poland]
NAME OF COACH
Renata Klekotko [national], POL; Jan Durczak [personal], POL
TRAINING REGIME
She trains five times a week
MEMORABLE SPORTING ACHIEVEMENT
Winning bronze in the kayak single K1 200m at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro
SPORTING PHILOSOPHY/ MOTTO
"Appreciate what you have, fight for what you want and stop complaining."
AWARDS AND HONORS
In 2016 she was presented with the Bronze Cross of Merit in Poland
OTHER INFORMATION
RankEventYearLocationResult
World Championships
4KL12016Duisburg, GER59.282
4K1 200m A2014Moscow, RUS1:04.290
5V1 200m A2013Duisburg, GER
7KL12015Milan, ITA1:02.325
7K1 200m TA2013Duisburg, GER1:08.212
7K1 200m A2013Duisburg, GER1:14.485
CLASSIFICATION
KL1