|Born||14 February 1984|
Nowy Sącz, Poland
|Height||1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Weight||80 kg (176 lb)|
|Event(s)||C2, Mixed C2|
He won three medals at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships with a gold (Mixed C2: 2018), a silver (Mixed C2: 2019) and a bronze (C2 team: 2003). He also won seven silvers and two bronzes at the European Championships.
Competing in four Summer Olympics in the C2 event, he earned his best finish of fifth in 2012 in London and again in 2016 in Rio de Janeiro (both with Piotr Szczepański). He was 8th in 2008 and 10th in 2004 (both with Paweł Sarna).
He has changed C2 partners several times during his career. He's had most success competing alongside Paweł Sarna (2001–2008) and Piotr Szczepański (since 2009). He was also partnered occasionally by Jarosław Miczek (2005) and Sławomir Mordarski (2006).
His partner in the mixed C2 boat is Aleksandra Stach.
World Cup individual podiumsEdit
|2010||19 June 2010||Prague||3rd||C2|
|2011||10 July 2011||Markkleeberg||3rd||C2|
|2012||2 September 2012||Bratislava||2nd||C2|
|2013||30 June 2013||Augsburg||3rd||C2|
|2014||22 June 2014||Prague||2nd||C2|
|2015||5 July 2015||Liptovský Mikuláš||3rd||C2|
|2018||30 June 2018||Kraków||3rd||Mixed C2|
- Marcin Pochwała at the International Canoe Federation
- Marcin Pochwała at the International Olympic Committee
- Marcin Pochwała at Olympics at Sports-Reference.com
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