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Jolanta Januchta-Strzelczyk (born 16 January 1955) is a Polish former middle-distance runner specialising in the 800 metres.[2] She won the gold medal at the 1980 European Indoor Championships and bronze at the 1982 edition. In addition, she represented her country at the 1980 Summer Olympics as well as the 1983 World Championships.

Jolanta Januchta
Personal information
Born (1955-01-16) 16 January 1955 (age 64)
Poland Bielsko-Biała, Poland
Height1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)[1]
Weight53 kg (117 lb)
Sport
SportAthletics
Event(s)800 m
ClubMKS Beskid Bielsko-Biała
Piast Gliwice
AZS Poznań
Gwardia Warszawa
Coached byJan Mazur
Jan Panzer

Her personal best of 1:56.95 is the still standing national record.

She is currently a physical education teacher at a primary school in Warsaw.[3]

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International competitionsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Poland
1973 European Junior Championships Duisburg, West Germany 6th 800 m 2:04.58
1974 European Indoor Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 10th (h) 800 m 2:11.67
European Championships Rome, Italy 17th (h) 800 m 2:04.7
1976 European Indoor Championships Munich, West Germany 4th (h) 800 m 2:08.5
1980 European Indoor Championships Sindelfingen, West Germany 1st 800 m 2:00.6
Olympic Games Moscow, Soviet Union 6th 800 m 1:58.3
6th 4 × 400 m relay 3:27.9
1981 World Cup Rome, Italy 3rd 800 m 1:58.321
1982 European Indoor Championships Milan, Italy 3rd 800 m 2:01.24
European Championships Athens, Greece 4th 800 m 1:57.92
7th 4 × 400 m relay 3:29.32
1983 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 12th (sf) 800 m 2:02.23
1984 Friendship Games Prague, Czechoslovakia 10th 800 m 2:02.49
4th 4 × 400 m relay 3:29.09

1Representing Europe

Personal bestsEdit

Outdoor

Indoor

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