Paweł Wojciechowski (athlete)
6 June 1989 |
|Height||1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)|
|Weight||85 kg (187 lb) (2012)|
His first major success was the silver medal at the IAAF 12th World Junior Championships in Athletics held in July 2008 in Bydgoszcz, with the result 5.40 m (17.72 ft), being until then his personal best. He is an athlete of the Zawisza Bydgoszcz club, his coach is Roman Dakiniewicz.
In March 2009 it was announced, that Paweł Wojciechowski would be admitted to take practices in May 2009 with Vitaly Petrov, the legendary pole vault coach, who had been creator of successes of Sergey Bubka, and since 2 years had been coach of Yelena Isinbayeva. He improved his best mark to 5.86 m at the Flanders Indoor Meeting in February 2011 to break Mirosław Chmara's Polish indoor record, which had gone unbettered for 22 years.
|2007||European Junior Championships||Hengelo, Netherlands||16th (q)||4.75 m|
|2008||World Junior Championships||Bydgoszcz, Poland||2nd||5.40 m (PB)|
|2011||European Indoor Championships||Paris, France||4th||5.71 m|
|European U23 Championships||Ostrava, Czech Republic||1st||5.70 m (PB)|
|World Championships||Daegu, South Korea||1st||5.90 m|
|2012||Olympic Games||London, United Kingdom||Qual.||NM|
- 5.91 m (Szczecin 2011) NR
- 5.86 m (Ghent 2011) NR
|Men's Pole Vault Best Year Performance