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Kaja Ziomek

Poland

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSPOL20308199701
NOCPoland
Born03 Aug 1997 in  Lubin
GenderWomen
FamilyPartner Marcin Bachanek
ResidenceLubin, POL
OccupationAthlete, Student
LanguagesEnglish, Polish
Higher educationAcademy of Physical Education in Katowice: Poland
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 38.78 02 Mar 2018 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:17.81 16 Mar 2017 Calgary  
    1500m 2:13.18 05 Feb 2016  
    3000m 4:56.33 04 Feb 2017 Zakopane  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/ziomekkaja/  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachPiotr Wawnikiewicz [club], POL; Krzysztof Niedzwiedzki [national], POL  
When and where did you begin this sport?She began speed skating in 2007 at age 10 in Lubin, Poland.  
Club / TeamMKS Cuprum Lubin: Poland  
General Interest
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievementRepresenting Poland at the 2012 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck, Austria, and at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (Athlete, 08 Feb 2018)  
AmbitionsTo compete at the Olympic Winter Games. (lubin.pl, 05 Aug 2017)  
HobbiesWatching television series, reading. (Athlete, 08 Feb 2018)  
Famous relativesHer partner Marcin Bachanek represented Poland in speed skating at the 2018 European Championships in Kolomna, Russian Federation. (SportsDeskOnline, 08 Feb 2018; Athlete, 08 Feb 2018; Instagram profile, 07 Jan 2018)  
Most influential person in careerHer mother. (Athlete, 08 Feb 2018)  
Hero / IdolPolish speed skater [and her partner] Marcin Bachanek. (Athlete, 08 Feb 2018)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2016/2017 European Sprint Championships Overall14  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships 500m16  
    2018 Olympic Games 500m25  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2017/2018 World Cup 500m41