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Kaja Ziomek

Poland

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSPOL20308199701
NOCPoland
Born03 Aug 1997 in  Lubin
GenderWomen
FamilyPartner Artur Nogal
ResidenceLubin, POL
OccupationAthlete, Student
LanguagesEnglish, Polish
Higher educationManagement - Jerzy Kukuczka Academy of Physical Education in Katowice: Poland
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 37.74 20 Nov 2021 Stavanger  
    1000m 1:15.17 07 Feb 2020 Calgary  
    1500m 2:08.69 30 Oct 2020 Tomaszˇw Mazowiecki  
    3000m 4:56.33 04 Feb 2017 Zakopane  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    Team Sprint     1  
World Single Distances Championships
Event  
World Single Distances Championships
    Team Sprint     1  
European Single Distances Championships
Event  
European Single Distances Championships
    Team Sprint     1  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/ziomekkaja/  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sport"My sister was practising speed skating and, when I was younger, I did whatever she did."  
Name of coachWieslaw Kmiecik [national], POL; Tuomas Nieminen [national], FIN  
When and where did you begin this sport?She began speed skating at age 10 in Lubin, Poland.  
Club / TeamMKS Cuprum Lubin: Poland  
General Interest
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievementCompeting at the 2019 World Single Distances Championships in Inzell, Germany. (Athlete, 16 Nov 2019)  
HobbiesWatching television, puzzles, spending time with family and her dog. (pzls.pl, 08 Sep 2020)  
Most influential person in careerHer mother. (Athlete, 16 Nov 2019)  
Hero / IdolPolish speed skater Artur Nogal. (Athlete, 16 Nov 2019)  
Famous relativesHer partner Artur Nogal has represented Poland in speed skating, and competed in 500m at the Olympic Winter Games in 2014 and 2018. (Instagram profile, 16 Oct 2021; olympics.com, 15 Feb 2021; SportsDeskOnline, 09 Nov 2021)  
AmbitionsTo win a medal at the Olympic Winter Games. (pzls.pl, 06 Oct 2019)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2019/2020 European Single Distances Championships Team Sprint3  
    2019/2020 World Single Distances Championships Team Sprint3  
    2019/2020 European Single Distances Championships 500m7  
    2020/2021 European Sprint Championships Overall8  
    2019/2020 European Single Distances Championships 1000m8  
    2018/2019 European Sprint Championships Overall9  
    2020/2021 World Single Distances Championships 500m10  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships 500m11  
    2016/2017 European Sprint Championships Overall14  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships 500m16  
    2019/2020 World Single Distances Championships 500m16  
    2019/2020 World Sprint Championships Overall16  
    2020/2021 World Single Distances Championships 1000m17  
    2018 Olympic Games 500m25  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2019/2020 World Cup Nur-Sultan Team Sprint3  
    2021/2022 World Cup Stavanger 500m3  
    2020/2021 World Cup 500m10  
    2019/2020 World Cup 500m16  
    2018/2019 World Cup 500m24  
    2020/2021 World Cup 1000m30  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1000m32  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1000m40  
    2017/2018 World Cup 500m41