Aleksandra Mirosław

Aleksandra Mirosław (née Rudzińska, born February 2, 1994) is a Polish speed climber and a two-time speed climbing world champion.

Aleksandra Mirosław
Aleksandra Rudzińska Climbing WCh 2018.jpg
Personal information
NationalityPoland
Born (1994-02-02) 2 February 1994 (age 27)
Lublin
Height162 cm (5 ft 4 in)
Sport
CountryPoland
SportSport Climbing
Event(s)Speed
ClubKW Kotłownia (2015–)
Coached byMateusz Mirosław[1]

Early lifeEdit

Mirosław is originally from Lublin. She started doing sports at the age of seven, initially pursuing swimming. She switched to speed climbing in 2007, under the influence of her older sister Małgorzata.[4]

Climbing careerEdit

Competing as Aleksandra Rudzińska, she won the world championship speed climbing bronze medal at the 2014 IFSC Climbing World Championships in Gijón, Spain.[5] She became the speed climbing world champion in September 2018 at the 2018 IFSC Climbing World Championships in Innsbruck.[6]

Mirosław defended her world titled and won the second speed climbing world gold medal a year later, at the 2019 IFSC Climbing World Championships in Hachioji, Japan.[7][8] During the same competition, Mirosław reached the finals of the combined event, which qualified her for the 2020 Olympics.[9][10] She won two stages of the IFSC Climbing World Cup in speed climbing, at Chamonix in July 2018 and at Wujiang in May 2019.[11] She was previously second at Chamonix in July 2016, and third at Wujiang in October 2016.[11]

Personal lifeEdit

She previously competed under her maiden name, as Aleksandra Rudzińska.[8] She is married to her coach, Mateusz Mirosław.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Znowu to zrobiła! (She did it again!)". Nowy Tydzien. 2019-08-20. Retrieved 2019-08-21.
  2. ^ EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP (L,S) - EDINBURGH (GBR) 2019. General result, Women speed. International Federation of Sport Climbing. Accessed 2019-10-05.
  3. ^ EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP (L,S) - CHAMONIX (FRA) 2013. General result, Women speed. International Federation of Sport Climbing. Accessed 2019-08-24.
  4. ^ "Aleksandra Mirosław. A spider woman from Lublin defended her world title. (in Polish)". TVN. 2019-08-23. Retrieved 2019-08-24.
  5. ^ IFSC CLIMBING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP (L, S) - GIJON (ESP) 2014. 8 - 14 SEPTEMBER 2014, International Federation of Sport Climbing. Accessed August 24, 2019
  6. ^ "Rudzinska wins all-Polish final to take women's lead title at IFSC World Championships". Inside the Games. 2018-09-13. Retrieved 2019-08-24.
  7. ^ "Blink and you'll miss it - climbers win world titles in seven seconds!". BBC News. 2019-08-17. Retrieved 2019-08-17.
  8. ^ a b Mike Rowbootom, Miroslaw retains speed title at IFSC Climbing World Championships, Inside the Games, August 17, 2019. Accessed August 17, 2019.
  9. ^ "Coxsey leads qualifiers for women's combined final at IFSC World Championships". Inside the Games. 2019-08-18. Retrieved 2019-08-19.
  10. ^ Mark Agnew, Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Who has qualified for sport climbing? Spots decided before final begins, Ondra misses the cut. scmp.com, August 19, 2019. Accessed August 19, 2019
  11. ^ a b Alexandra Miroslaw. IFSC profile, International Federation of Sport Climbing. Accessed August 24, 2019

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