Weronika Nowakowska

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Weronika Nowakowska
Weronika Nowakowska (crop).jpg
Personal information
Born(1986-07-07)7 July 1986
Kłodzko, Poland
ResidenceDuszniki-Zdrój, Poland
Occupationteacher
Professional information
SportBiathlon
ClubAZS AWF Katowice
SkisFischer
RifleAnschutz
World Cup debut7 December 2007
Olympic Games
Teams3 (2010, 2014, 2018)
Medals0 (0 gold)
World Championships
Teams7 (2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016)
Medals2 (0 gold)
World Cup
Seasons10 (2007/08–)
Individual races186
All races224
Individual podiums0
All podiums1
Updated on 22 March 2018.

Weronika Nowakowska (born 7 July 1986) is a Polish biathlete.[4]

Career[edit]

Nowakowska competed in the 2010 Winter Olympics for Poland. Her best performance was 5th in the individual, missing only one shot. Had she shot clear, her time would have placed her 2nd. She also finished 21st in the mass start, 36th in the sprint, 28th in the pursuit and 12th as part of the relay team.[5]

As of February 2013, her best performance at the Biathlon World Championships, is 6th, as part of the 2009 Polish women's relay team. Her best individual performance is 9th, in the 2012 mass start.[4]

As of February 2013, Nowakowska has finished on the podium once in the Biathlon World Cup, winning a bronze as part of the Polish women's relay team in Hochfilzen during the 2008/09 season. Her best individual performance is 7th, achieved twice in sprint races. Her best overall finish in the Biathlon World Cup is 24th, in 2011/12.[4]

Biathlon results[edit]

All results are sourced from the International Biathlon Union.[6]

Olympic Games[edit]

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Relay Mixed relay
Representing  Poland
Canada 2010 Vancouver 5th 36th 28th 21st 12th N/A
Russia 2014 Sochi 31st 7th 20th 19th 10th
South Korea 2018 Pyeongchang 21st 34th 30th 7th
*The mixed relay was added as an event in 2014.

World Championships[edit]

2 medals (1 silver, 1 bronze)

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Relay Mixed relay
Representing  Poland
Sweden 2008 Östersund 58th 55th
South Korea 2009 Pyeongchang 36th 35th 16th 6th 8th
Russia 2010 Khanty-Mansiysk N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 15th
Germany 2012 Ruhpolding 21st 20th 17th 9th 9th 13th
Czech Republic 2013 Nové Město 23rd 34th 27th 12th 9th
Finland 2015 Kontiolahti 13th Silver Bronze 23rd 13th
Norway 2016 Holmenkollen 41st 75th 4th 20th
*During Olympic seasons competitions are only held for those events not included in the Olympic program.

World Cup Podiums[edit]

Season[4] Location Event Rank
2008/09 Hochfilzen Relay 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
2014/15 Kontiolahti Sprint 2nd, silver medalist(s)
2014/15 Kontiolahti Pursuit 3rd, bronze medalist(s)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Poland's Girl Dominated Women's Biathlon Sprint". 2013 Winter Universiade. 15 December 2013. Retrieved 18 December 2013.
  2. ^ "Nowanska-Ziemniak (POL) Took Also Pursuit's Gold". 2013 Winter Universiade. 16 December 2013. Retrieved 18 December 2013.
  3. ^ "Biathlon: Women 12.5km Mass Start – Final Results" (PDF). 2013 Winter Universiade. 20 December 2013. Retrieved 22 December 2013.
  4. ^ a b c d IBU Profile
  5. ^ Sports-Reference Profile
  6. ^ "Weronika Nowakowska". IBU Datacenter. International Biathlon Union. Retrieved 22 March 2018.