Aneta Konieczna

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Aneta Konieczna
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Medal record
Women's canoe sprint
Olympic Games
Silver 2008 Beijing K-2 500 m
Bronze 2000 Sydney K-2 500 m
Bronze 2004 Athens K-2 500 m
World Championships
Gold 1999 Milan K-2 500 m
Gold 2002 Seville K-4 1000 m
Silver 1999 Milan K-2 200 m
Silver 2001 Poznań K-2 200 m
Silver 2001 Poznań K-2 500 m
Silver 2001 Poznań K-4 1000 m
Silver 2002 Seville K-2 200 m
Silver 2005 Zagreb K-4 500 m
Bronze 1999 Milan K-4 200 m
Bronze 1999 Milan K-4 500 m
Bronze 2001 Poznań K-4 200 m
Bronze 2003 Gainesville K-1 500 m
Bronze 2003 Gainesville K-2 200 m
Bronze 2003 Gainesville K-4 200 m
Bronze 2007 Duisburg K-4 500 m
Bronze 2010 Poznań K-4 500 m
Bronze 2011 Szeged K-1 4 x 200 m
European Championships
Silver 2011 Belgrade K-2 500 m

Aneta Konieczna née Pastuszka (born 11 May 1978 in Krosno Odrzańskie), is a Polish sprint canoer who has competed since the mid-1990s. Competing in five Summer Olympics, she won three medals in the K-2 500 m event with one silver (2008) and two bronzes (2000, 2004).

Konieczna has also been successful at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships, winning sixteen medals. This includes two golds (K-2 500 m: 1999, K-4 1000 m: 2002), six silvers (K-2 200 m: 1999, 2001, 2002; K-2 500 m: 2001, K-4 500 m: 2005, K-4 1000 m: 2001), and seven bronzes (K-1 500 m: 2003, K-2 200 m: 2003, K-4 200 m: 1999, 2001, 2003; K-4 500 m: 1999, 2007, 2010).

For her sport achievements, she received:
Golden Cross of Merit Golden Cross of Merit in 2000;
Knight's Cross Knight's Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta (5th Class) in 2004;
Knight's Cross Officer's Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta (4th Class) in 2008.

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