Wioletta Kryza

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Wioletta Kryza also known as Violetta Kryza (born August 10, 1968) is a Polish long-distance runner who is a national champion in the marathon.[1]

Biography[edit]

Between September 20, 1992 and December 2, 2007, Kryza won 26.[2][3] Kryza's first marathon victory was at the 1992 Montreal International Marathon where she is a three-time champion of the event.[4] Her last victory was at the 2007 California International Marathon.[5] Kryza also won the Zwei Länder Marathon five consecutive times between 1996 and 2000.[6]

She won the 2002 Pittsburgh Marathon, but was disqualified and suspended for two-years for failing a drug test.[7][8][9] In 2012, she failed another test and was suspended for 8 years.[10]

Kryza holds Poland's all-comers record in the women's marathon.[11]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Poland
1992 Montreal International Marathon Montréal, Canada 1st Marathon 2:42:56
1998 Enschede Marathon Enschede, Netherlands 1st Marathon 2:38:51
2001 Pittsburgh Marathon Pittsburgh, United States 1st Marathon 2:34:16
2006 Montreal International Marathon Montréal, Canada 1st Marathon 2:43:05.1
2007 California International Marathon Sacramento, United States 1st Marathon 2:39:20
Montreal International Marathon Montréal, Canada 1st Marathon 2:43:25.7

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