Joanna Wiśniewska

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Joanna Wiśniewska
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Joanna Wiśniewska at the 2007 World Championships
Personal information
Born (1972-05-24) 24 May 1972 (age 44)
Wrocław, Poland
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 88 kg (194 lb)
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Discus throw
Club Warszawianka
Gwardia Warszawa
LKS Polkowice

Joanna Wiśniewska (born 24 May 1972 in Wrocław) is a discus thrower from Poland. Her personal best throw is 63.97 metres, achieved at the 1999 Summer Universiade in Palma. She competed at the 2004 and 2008 Summer Olympics[1] as well as five World Championships.

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Poland
1990 World Junior Championships Plovdiv, Bulgaria 22nd (q) 45.02 m
1991 European Junior Championships Thessaloniki, Greece 9th 48.50 m
1999 Universiade Palma, Spain 2nd 63.97 m (=PB)
World Championships Seville, Spain 17th (q) 59.83 m
2001 World Championships Edmonton, Canada 17th (q) 58.53 m
2002 European Championships Munich, Germany 9th 58.92 m
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 10th 60.74 m
2005 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 12th 57.06 m
2006 European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 12th 59.41 m
2007 World Championships Osaka, Japan 6th 61.35 m
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China 18th (q) 59.40 m
2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany 21st (q) 58.85 m
2010 European Championships Barcelona, Spain 3rd 62.37 m
2012 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 10th 57.72 m


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