Danuta Dmowska

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Danuta Dmowska (born 1 March 1982) is a Polish Fencer and World Épée Champion 2005.[1]

Dmowska started fencing when she was ten years old. At first, she fought with foil but at the age of twelve she started training with épée. From 1997 to 2001, Danuta Dmowska attended the XLV Lyceum in Warsaw, Poland.

In January, 2005, she was second in the World Cup Competition in Prague. In June, 2005, she was third in the World Cup Competition in Barcelona. In October, 2005, she achieved her greatest success in her career so far, at the World Championship in Leipzig, she won the individual Gold Medal.[2][3] In the final, she beat the Estonia fencer, Maarika Vosu.[2] In November, 2005, she came second in the Fencing Masters Tournament in Levallois, Paris, losing to the 2004 Olympic silver medalist, the French fencer, Laura Flessel-Colovic.[4] The world's top eight women fencers took part in the tournament. She took 28th place in the European Championship 2005 in Zalaegerszeg.[2]

Dmowska is a member of the Legia Warsaw Club.[5] She represented Poland as a junior and now represents Poland as a senior. In national competitions, she has won the Polish Junior Individual National Championship, the Polish Senior Individual National Championship, the Polish Senior Team Championship, the Polish Youth Cup and the Polish Senior Cup. She has won the Polish Championship in Épée in 2004 and 2006.[5]

Currently, Dmowska is a student at the Academy of Physical Education in Warsaw. Her coach is Mariusz Kosman.[2]

Results[edit]

Year     Championship                          Result

2005     World Championship, Leipzig           Gold Medal, Individual
2005     Polish Championship, Wrocław          Gold Medal, Team
2005     European Championship, Zalaegerszeg   2nd Place, Team
2005     World Cup, Barcelona                  3rd Place, Individual
2005     World Cup, Prague                     2nd Place, Individual
2005     Polish Cup, Warsaw                    2nd Place, Individual
2005     Polish Cup, Warsaw                    3rd Place, Individual

2004     Polish Cup, Warsaw                    3rd Place, Individual
2004     Polish Cup, Gliwice                   2nd Place, Individual
2004     Polish Championship, Kraków           Gold Medal, Individual
2004     Polish Championship, Kraków           Silver Medal, Team

2003     Polish Cup, Gliwice                   2nd Place, Individual
2003     Polish Cup, Warsaw                    2nd Place, Individual
2003     Polish Cup, Warsaw                    3rd Place, Individual
2003     Polish Championship, Wrocław          Gold Medal, Team
2003     European Championship, Bourges        5th Place, Team
2003     Winner of the Polish Cup

2002     Polish Cup, Warsaw                    2nd Place, Individual
2002     Polish Cup, Warsaw                    2nd Place, Individual
2002     Polish Cup, Katowice                  Silver Medal, Individual
2002     Polish Championship, Katowice         Bronze Medal, Individual

2001     Polish Cup, Katowice                  3rd Place, Individual
2001     Polish Championship, Warsaw           Gold Medal, Team

2000     Polish Championship, Gdańsk           Gold Medal, Team

References[edit]

  1. ^ Federation Internationale D'Escrime, "Fencer: Danuta Dmowska", [1]
  2. ^ a b c d Sport Polska, "Profile:Danuta Dmowska", [2]
  3. ^ Federation Internationale D'Escrime, List of Results, Leipzig, [3]
  4. ^ Masters a l'epee, [4]
  5. ^ a b Mat Fencing, "Mistrzowie Polski w Szpadzie, 1925-2006" [5]