Beata Sokołowska-Kulesza

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Beata Sokołowska-Kulesza
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Medal record
Women's canoe sprint
Event 1st 2nd 3rd
Olympic Games 0 0 2
World Championships 1 4 5
European Championships 5 1 2
European Games 0 0 0
Total 6 5 8
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 2000 Sydney K-2 500 m
Bronze medal – third place 2004 Athens K-2 500 m
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1999 Milan K-2 500 m
Silver medal – second place 1999 Milan K-2 200 m
Silver medal – second place 2001 Poznań K-2 200 m
Silver medal – second place 2001 Poznań K-2 500 m
Silver medal – second place 2005 Zagreb K-4 200 m
Bronze medal – third place 1999 Milan K-4 200 m
Bronze medal – third place 1999 Milan K-4 500 m
Bronze medal – third place 2003 Gainesville K-2 200 m
Bronze medal – third place 2003 Gainesville K-2 500 m
Bronze medal – third place 2003 Gainesville K-4 500 m
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 1999 Zagreb K2-200 m
Gold medal – first place 1999 Zagreb K2-250 m
Gold medal – first place 1999 Zagreb K2-1000 m
Gold medal – first place 2000 Poznań K2-200 m
Gold medal – first place 2000 Poznań K2-500 m
Silver medal – second place 2001 Milan K2-1000 m
Bronze medal – third place 2000 Poznań K2-1000 m
Bronze medal – third place 2001 Milan K2-200 m

Beata Sokołowska-Kulesza (born January 10, 1974 in Gorzów Wielkopolski) is a Polish sprint canoer who competed from 1999 to 2004. Competing in two Summer Olympics, she won two bronze medals in the K-2 500 m event (2000, 2004).

Sokołowska-Kulesza has also been successful at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships, winning ten medals. This includes a gold (K-2 500 m: 1999), four silvers (K-2 200 m: 1999, 2001; K-2 500 m: 2001, K-4 200 m: 2005), and five bronzes (K-2 200 m: 2003, K-2 500 m: 2003, K-4 200 m: 1999, K-4 500 m: 1999, 2003).

For her sport achievements, she received:
Golden Cross of Merit Golden Cross of Merit in 2000;
Knight's Cross Knight's Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta (5th Class) in 2004.

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