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Polish Hammer Throwers - Kamila Skolimowska, Anita W?odarczyk, Szymon Zi ?Kowski, Maciej Pa?yszko, Tadeusz Rut, Wojciech Kondratowicz (Paperback) Loot Price: R179
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Polish Hammer Throwers - Kamila Skolimowska, Anita W?odarczyk, Szymon Zi ?Kowski, Maciej Pa?yszko, Tadeusz Rut, Wojciech Kondratowicz (Paperback)

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Chapters: Kamila Skolimowska, Anita W?odarczyk, Szymon Zi ?kowski, Maciej Pa?yszko, Tadeusz Rut, Wojciech Kondratowicz, Zdzis?aw Kwa?ny. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 26. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Kamila Skolimowska (4 November 1982 18 February 2009) was a Polish hammer thrower. She was known for her Olympic gold medal in Sydney 2000, which made her the youngest Olympic hammer champion, as well as for her two medals from the European Championships. Her personal best throw, and Polish record, was 76.83 metres, achieved in May 2007 in Doha. She died on the 18 February 2009 in Vila Real de Santo Ant nio, Portugal during a Polish national team training camp. She was born in Warsaw. Skolimowska first made herself known at age fifteen, when she won the hammer throw event at the 1997 European Junior Championships; the first time hammer throw was staged at the European Junior Championships. She was actually fourteen years and 264 days at the time, and had become Polish national champion and record holder the year before. Her personal best in 1997 was 63.48 metres. She improved her personal best to 66.62 metres in 1999. She also finished seventh at the 1998 European Championships, won the 1999 World Youth Championships and finished twenty-first at the 1999 World Championships. At the 2000 Summer Olympics she won a gold medal in the hammer throw, with a new personal best throw of 71.16 metres. She won the gold medal after favourite Mihaela Melinte was disqualified for failing a drugs test. At age 17 years and 331 days, Skolimowska became the youngest Olympic hammer champion. As it was the first time that the women's hammer throw was staged at the Olympics, she also set an Olympic record, which stood for four years. She received the Polish Golden Cross of Merit for her achievement....More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=252481

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 28
ISBN-13: 978-1-158-60666-5
Barcode: 9781158606665
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LSN: 1-158-60666-4

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