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Karolina Gasecka

Poland

SportSpeed Skating
NOCPoland
Born20 Aug 1999
GenderWomen
ResidenceTomaszów Mazowiecki, POL
OccupationStudent
LanguagesEnglish, German, Polish
Higher educationEnglish Literature - Jan Kochanowski University: Piotrków Trybunalski, POL
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 40.29 09 Nov 2019 Tomaszów Mazowiecki  
    1000m 1:18.42 18 Oct 2019 Inzell  
    1500m 1:59.54 08 Feb 2020 Calgary  
    3000m 4:14.28 14 Dec 2019 Nagano  
    5000m 7:25.64 06 Dec 2019 Nur-Sultan  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    Team Sprint     1  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sport"My grandmother signed me up for my first training and I fell in love with speed skating."  
Name of coachWieslaw Kmiecik [club]; Witold Mazur [national], POL; Tristan Loy [national], FRA  
When and where did you begin this sport?She began speed skating in 2006 in Tomaszow Mazowiecki, Poland.  
Club / TeamKS Pilica: Tomaszów Mazowiecki, POL  
General Interest
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievementWinning a bronze medal in the mixed team sprint at the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway, and winning a bronze medal in the team sprint at the 2018 World Junior Championships in Salt Lake City, UT, United States of America. (Athlete, 16 Nov 2019)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Skate fast or go home." (Athlete, 16 Nov 2019)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2019/2020 European Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 6 Laps4  
    2019/2020 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 6 Laps5  
    2019/2020 World Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps13  
    2018/2019 European Allround Championships Allround16  
    2019/2020 European Single Distances Championships 1500m19  
    2019/2020 World Allround Championships Allround23  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2019/2020 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps16  
    2019/2020 World Cup 3000/5000m40  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1500m42