Luiza Złotkowska

Luiza Złotkowska (born 25 May 1986) is a Polish speed skater. She is an Olympic silver and bronze medalist, and is the current holder of the Polish record on the 5000 m distance.[1]

Luiza Złotkowska
Luiza Zlotkowska.jpg
Personal information
Born (1986-05-25) 25 May 1986 (age 34)
Warsaw, Poland
Height1.60 m (5 ft 3 in)
Weight52 kg (115 lb)
Life partner(s)Jan Szymański
Sport
CountryPoland
Sportspeed skating
ClubLKS Poroniec
Coached byWitold Mazur

Speed skating careerEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

 
The Polish team after winning the bronze medal in team pursuit at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.

At the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, she won a bronze medal in the women's team pursuit together with Katarzyna Woźniak, Natalia Czerwonka and Katarzyna Bachleda-Curuś.[2] Individually, she placed 34th in the 1500 metres and 24th in the 3000 metres.[3][4] At the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, she won silver medal in the team competition with Katarzyna Woźniak, Natalia Czerwonka and Katarzyna Bachleda-Curuś.

Personal recordsEdit

Personal records[5]
Women's speed skating
Event Result Date Location Notes
500 m 39.13 28 February 2016 Eisstadion Inzell, Inzell
1000 m 1:15.46 10 November 2013 Olympic Oval, Calgary
1500 m 1:54.77 16 November 2013 Utah Olympic Oval, Salt Lake City
3000 m 4:02.37 15 November 2013 Utah Olympic Oval, Salt Lake City
5000 m 7:07.02 18 February 2011 Utah Olympic Oval, Salt Lake City Current Polish record.[1]

Personal lifeEdit

Złotkowska was born in Warsaw, Poland, but lives in Zielonka. In 2005, she graduated from the School of Sports Championships in Zakopane. She is also a graduate of the Academy of Physical Education in Kraków. In 2010, she was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Order of the Rebirth of Poland, in 2014, she was awarded the Officer's Cross of the Order of the Rebirth of Poland. Złotkowska's fiancé is Jan Szymański, also a Polish speed skater.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "National Records – Poland (POL)". www.speedskatingresults.com. Retrieved 24 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Speed Skating at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Games: Women's team pursuit". Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 1 May 2011.
  3. ^ "Speed Skating at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Games: Women's 1,500 metres". Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 1 May 2011.
  4. ^ "Speed Skating at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Games: Women's 3,000 metres". Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 1 May 2011.
  5. ^ "Luiza Złotkowska". www.speedskatingresults.com. Retrieved 24 August 2016.

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