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Justyna Święty-Ersetic

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Justyna Święty-Ersetic (Polish pronunciation: [juˈstɨna ˈɕfjɛ̃tɨ ɛrˈsɛ.tit͡s]; born 3 December 1992) is a Polish sprinter specialising in the 400 metres.[3] She competed in the 4 × 400 m relay at the 2012 and 2016 Summer Olympics. She also won a bronze medal at the 2017 World Championships in the same event. At the 2018 European Championships in Berlin, she won an individual gold and later also anchored the Polish squad to the win despite the fact that both finals were separated by less than two hours.

Justyna Święty
Justyna Święty Sopot 2014.jpg
Justyna Święty in 2014
Personal information
Born (1992-12-03) 3 December 1992 (age 26)
Racibórz, Poland
Height1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)[1]
Weight57 kg (126 lb)
Sport
SportAthletics
Event(s)400 metres
ClubAZS-AWF Katowice[2]
Coached byAleksander Matusiński

Her personal bests in the 400 metres are 50.41 seconds outdoors (Berlin 2018) and 51.78 seconds indoors (Toruń 2018).[4] The latter is the current national record.

In September 2017, she married Polish wrestler Dawid Ersetic.[5]

Competition recordEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Poland
2009 World Youth Championships Brixen, Italy 6th Medley relay 2:10.01
2010 World Junior Championships Moncton, Canada 8th (h)[6] 4 × 400 m relay 3:38.96
2011 European Junior Championships Tallinn, Estonia 2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:35.35
2012 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 19th (h) 400 m 53.68
8th 4 × 400 m relay 3:30.17
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 13th (h) 4 × 400 m relay 3:30.15
2013 European U23 Championships Tampere, Finland 3rd 400 m 52.22
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:29.74
World Championships Moscow, Russia 9th (h) 4 × 400 m relay 3:29.75
2014 World Indoor Championships Sopot, Poland 4th 400 m 52.20
5th 4 × 400 m relay 3:29.89
World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 5th 4 × 400 m relay 3:27.37
European Championships Zürich, Switzerland 13th (sf) 400 m 52.85
5th 4 × 400 m relay 3:25.73
2015 European Indoor Championships Prague, Czech Republic 9th (sf) 400 m 53.53
3rd 4 × 400 m relay 3:31.90
World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 5th 4 × 400 m relay 3:29.30
Universiade Gwangju, South Korea 6th 400 m 52.44
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:31.98
World Championships Beijing, China 15th (h) 4 × 400 m relay 3:32.83
2016 World Indoor Championships Portland, United States 5th 400 m 52.46
2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:31.15
European Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 6th 400 m 51.96
4th 4 × 400 m relay 3:27.60
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 17th (sf) 400 m 51.62
7th 4 × 400 m relay 3:27.28
2017 European Indoor Championships Belgrade, Serbia 3rd 400 m 52.52
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:29.94
World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:28.28
World Championships London, United Kingdom 44th (h) 400 m 53.62
3rd 4 × 400 m relay 3:25.41
Universiade Taipei, Taiwan 1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:26.75
2018 World Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 4th 400 m 51.85
2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:26.09
European Championships Berlin, Germany 1st 400 m 50.41 EL
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:26.59
2019 European Indoor Championships Glasgow, Scotland 6th 400 m 52.64
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:28.77
World Relays Yokohama, Japan 1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:27.49

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Rio 2016 bio Archived 2016-11-25 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ PZLA profile
  3. ^ Sports Reference profile
  4. ^ Justyna Święty-Ersetic at IAAF
  5. ^ Kowalczyk, Wojciech (16 September 2017). "Justyna Święty i Dawid Ersetic na ślubnym kobiercu. Zobacz, kto przyszedł na uroczystość" (in Polish). Nasz Racibórz. Retrieved 25 September 2017.
  6. ^ Competed only in the heat