Anna Harkowska

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Anna Harkowska
Medal record
Women's road bicycle racing
Representing  Poland
Paralympic Games
Silver medal – second place 2012 London Women's road time trial C4
Silver medal – second place 2012 London Women's road race C4-5
Silver medal – second place 2016 Rio de Janeiro Women's road time trial C5
Women's track cycling
Paralympic Games
Silver medal – second place 2012 London Individual pursuit C5
UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2016 Montichiari Women's scratch C4-C5
Bronze medal – third place 2016 Montichiari Women's individual pursuit C5

Anna Harkowska (Polish pronunciation: [ˈanːa xarˈkɔfska]; born 20 March 1980 in Świnoujście[1]) is a Polish cyclist. At the age of 14 Harkowska won two Gold medal in the 1992 Barcelona Paralympics as a swimmer, however an ear infection left unable to continue.[2] She later trained in running and took up a triathlon, and eventually concentrating on cycling. In May 2002, she was hit by a car in Szczecin; she suffered 26 fractures in her legs and nearly lost her left leg. She returned to professional cycling after several surgeries and months of rehabilitation.[3] In 2012, Harkowska participated in the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, where she won three silver medals.

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