Anna Rechnio

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Anna Rechnio
Anna Rechnio.jpg
Rechnio in 2009
Personal information
Full name Anna Elżbieta Rechnio
Alternative names Anna Rechnio-Fiedosiejew[1] (married name)
Country represented Poland
Born (1977-12-11) 11 December 1977 (age 39)
Warsaw, Poland
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Retired 2000

Anna Elżbieta Rechnio (Polish pronunciation: [ˈanna ˈrɛxɲɔ]; born 11 December 1977) is a Polish former competitive figure skater. She is a three-time Polish national champion and competed at two Winter Olympics.

Personal life[edit]

Anna Elżbieta[2] Rechnio was born 11 December 1977 in Warsaw.[3] She has a daughter.[1]

Career[edit]

Rechnio began skating in 1984.[3] Early in her career, she was coached by Barbara Kossowska and Anna Hunkiewicz.[3]

In the 1993–94 season, Rechnio won her first senior national title. In January 1994, she placed 7th at the European Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark. The following month, she competed at her first Winter Olympics. Ranked ninth in the short program and 12th in the free skate, she finished tenth overall in Lillehammer, Norway.[4] Concluding her season, she finished 15th in March at the 1994 World Championships in Chiba, Japan, having ranked 7th in her qualifying group, 9th in the short, and 17th in the free.

Rechnio also won the Polish Figure Skating Championships in 1997 and 1998. She placed 19th at the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, Japan.[4]

Rechnio competed at five World Championships, achieving her highest placement, 5th, in 1998. She also competed at six European Championships — her best placement was 7th in 1994.

In the 1999–2000 season, Rechnio was coached by Miroslawa Brajczewska in Warsaw.[3] After retiring from competition, she began working as a coach.[1]

Programs[edit]

Season Short program Free skating
1999–2000
[3]
  • Gypsy Flame
    by Armic

Results[edit]

GP: Champions Series / Grand Prix

International[3]
Event 90–91 91–92 92–93 93–94 94–95 95–96 96–97 97–98 98–99 99–00
Olympics 10th 19th
Worlds 15th 14th 5th 6th 16th
Europeans 15th 7th 9th 12th 13th 13th
GP Skate America 6th
GP Skate Canada 7th
GP Cup of Russia 5th 6th
Trophée de France 8th
Nebelhorn Trophy 9th 14th
Piruetten 14th 3rd
Prague Skate 10th
Schäfer Memorial 2nd
Skate Israel 3rd
International: Junior[3]
Junior Worlds 17th 6th 7th
Blue Swords 1st J
Piruetten 1st J 7th J
National[3]
Polish Champ. 2nd 2nd 1st 2nd 2nd 1st 1st 2nd 2nd
J: Junior level; WD: Withdrew

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Kolasińska-Bazan, Edyta (26 September 2012). "Łyżwiarstwo od przedszkola" [Figure skating from preschool]. Wirtualna Polska / dzieci.pl (in Polish). 
  2. ^ "RECHNIO ANNA ELŻBIETA". Polski Komitet Olimpijski (Polish Olympic Committee). Archived from the original on 5 March 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h "Anna RECHNIO". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 16 May 2016. 
  4. ^ a b "Anna Rechnio". Sports Reference.