Anna Jesień

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Anna Jesień
Osaka07 D6A Rawlinson Jesień.jpg
Jesień on the right (Osaka 2007)
Personal information
Birth name Anna Olichwierczuk
Nationality  Poland
Born (1978-12-10) 10 December 1978 (age 36)
Kostki, Poland
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight 58 kg (128 lb) (2012)
Sport
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 400 m hurdles
Club LŁKS Prefbet Śniadowo Łomża

Anna Jesień, née Olichwierczuk (born 10 December 1978 in Kostki near Sokołów Podlaski) is a Polish former hurdler.

She won the bronze medal in the 400 m hurdles at the 2002 European Athletics Championships in Munich. Four years later she finished 6th in the final of the same event at the 2006 European Athletics Championships in Gothenburg.

She also competed in both 2000 Olympic Games and the 2004 Olympic Games but failed to make it through the heats on both occasions. She finished 4th in the 2005 World Championships. In 2007 she won the bronze medal at World Championships in Osaka.[1]

At the 2008 Olympics, she reached the final of the 400 m hurdles and finished in 5th place, while the women's 4 x 400 metre hurdles team reached the semi-finals.[2][3] At the 2012 Olympics, she reached the semi-finals in the 400 m hurdles.[4]

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Poland
1997 European Junior Championships Ljubljana, Slovenia 15th (h) 400 m hurdles 61.18
1999 European U23 Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 17th (h) 400 m hurdles 59.60
4th 4x400 m relay 3:33.28
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 21st (h) 400 m hurdles 57.36
2001 World Championships Edmonton, Canada 10th (sf) 400 m hurdles 55.64
2002 European Championships Munich, Germany 3rd 400 m hurdles 56.18
3rd 4x400 m relay 3:26.15
2003 World Championships Paris, France 16th (h) 400 m hurdles 56.07
5th 4x400 m relay 3:26.64
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 21st (h) 400 m hurdles 56.03
2005 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 4th 400 m hurdles 54.17
4th 4x400 m relay 3:24.49 (NR)
2006 European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 6th 400 m hurdles 55.16
3rd 4x400 m relay 3:27.77
2007 World Championships Osaka, Japan 3rd 400 m hurdles 53.92
6th 4x400 m relay 3:26.49
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China 5th 400 m hurdles 53.99
11th (h) 4x400 m relay 3:28.23
2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany 8th (sf) 400 m hurdles 54.82
2010 European Championships Barcelona, Spain 12th (h) 4x400 m relay 3:35.25
2012 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 8th 4x400 m relay 3:30.17
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 22nd (sf) 400 m hurdles 56.28
12th (h) 4x400 m relay 3:30.15

References[edit]

  1. ^ "IAAF World Championships in Athletics > 11th IAAF World Championships in Athletics > 400 Metres Hurdles - women". www.iaaf.org. IAAF. Retrieved 31 October 2014. 
  2. ^ "Beijing 2008 - Women's 400 m Hurdles". www.olympic.org. IOC. Retrieved 31 October 2014. 
  3. ^ "Beijing 2008 - Women's 4 x 400 m". www.olympic.org. IOC. Retrieved 31 October 2014. 
  4. ^ "London 2012 - Women's 400 m Hurdles". www.olympic.org. IOC. Retrieved 31 October 2014. 

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