Maria Piątkowska

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Maria Piątkowska
Medal record
Women's athletics
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 1962 Belgrade 4 x 100 m relay
Bronze medal – third place 1958 Stockholm 4 x 100 m relay
Bronze medal – third place 1962 Belgrade 80 m hurdles

Maria Piątkowska (née Ilwicka, later Chojnacka; born 24 February 1931) is a former Polish sprinter, hurdler, and long jumper.

She was a three-time olympian (Helsinki 1952, Rome 1960 and Tokyo 1964) and participated in three different European Championships (1954 Bern, 1958 Stockholm and 1962 Belgrade).

She was a member of a world record-setting 4x100 metre relay team on 13 September 1964 in Łódź, Poland, with the time of 44.2 s.

She won three medals at two different European championships: bronze in 4 × 100 m relay in 1958 in Stockholm and gold in 4 × 100 m relay and bronze in 80 metre hurdles in 1962 in Belgrade.

She is the wife of a fellow Polish Olympian, discus thrower Edmund Piątkowski.

She was born in Goleni, Romania, now in Moldova.


Sports Reference

European Championships