Jakub Kot (born 19 January 1990) is a Polish ski jumper,[1] and a member of the Polish youth ski jumping team.

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Country Poland
Full nameJakub Kot
Born (1990-01-19) 19 January 1990 (age 33)
Limanowa, Poland
Ski clubAZS Zakopane
Personal best182.5 m (599 ft)
Oberstdorf, 29 Jan 2010
World Cup career
Seasons2009–
Indiv. starts4
Medal record
Men's ski jumping
Representing  Poland
Universiade
Bronze medal – third place 2011 Erzurum Team NH
Bronze medal – third place 2013 Osrblie Team NH
World Junior Championship
Bronze medal – third place 2009 Štrbské Pleso Team NH
Updated on 13 December 2016.

Personal lifeEdit

Kot was born in Limanowa, Poland, but raised in Zakopane. His father Rafał was a physiotherapist for the Polish ski jumping team. Jakub's younger brother Maciej (born 1991) is also a ski jumper.[2] On 22 October 2016 in Zakopane, he married Joanna Pilch. On 17 March 2017 his wife gave birth to their first child, a daughter named Otylia. In September 2018 his second daughter was born.

CareerEdit

He is currently in the youth team of Poland. He debuted in the Continental Cup in the season 2007/2008. He competed at the World Junior Championships 2009 in Štrbské Pleso, where the individual was 20th and won a bronze medal in the normal hill with Polish team - Maciej Kot, Grzegorz Miętus and Andrzej Zapotoczny. On 26 March 2013 he won the Polish Championship with the team AZS Zakopane - Krzysztof Miętus, Grzegorz Miętus and his brother Maciej Kot.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jakub Kot at the International Ski Federation
  2. ^ "Athlete Profile - Maciej KOT". Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics. Retrieved 22 March 2018.