Beata Mikołajczyk (Polish pronunciation: [bɛˈata mikɔˈwajt͡ʂɨk]; born 15 October 1985) is a Polish sprint canoer. She competed at the 2008, 2012 and 2016 Olympics, in two events for each games; she won one silver and two bronze medals and placed fourth two times.
Mikołajczyk in 2008
|Born||15 October 1985 (age 34)|
|Height||170 cm (5 ft 7 in)|
|Weight||68 kg (150 lb)|
|Coached by||Wieslaw Rakowski (club)|
Tomas Kryk (national)
Mikołajczyk took up canoeing in 1996 in her native Bydgoszcz. She won the silver medal in K-2 500 m event at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing with Aneta Pastuszka-Konieczna. She won the bronze medal in K-2 500 m event at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London with Karolina Naja. She also won a gold in the K-2 1000 m event at the 2009 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Dartmouth.
In June 2015, she competed in the inaugural European Games for Poland in canoe sprint, more specifically, Women's K-4 500m with Ewelina Wojnarowska, Edyta Dzieniszewska, and Karolina Naja. She earned a bronze medal.
For her sport achievements, she received:
- Beata Mikolajczyk Archived 26 August 2016 at the Wayback Machine. rio2016.com
- Beata Mikolajczyk Archived 20 September 2016 at the Wayback Machine. nbcolympics.com
- Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Beata Mikołajczyk". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 March 2009.
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