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PIEKARSKA Magdalena
NOC Poland   
GenderWomen
Born 28 Nov 1986 in Warsaw, POL
Height1.92 m
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Warsaw, POL
Occupation Athlete
Languages English, Polish
Higher education Law - University of Lazarski: Warsaw, POL
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She began fencing at school at age 12.
Why this sport? One of her teachers told her mother that Magdalena's physique, as well as the fact that she was left-handed, meant she was perfect for fencing.
Club / Team AZS AWF Warszawa: Poland
Name of coach Mariusz Kosman [club], POL; Bartlomiej Jezyk [national], POL
Handedness Left
General Interest
Nicknames Magda, Pieksa (Facebook page, 09 Jul 2018)
Hobbies Travel. (sukcespisanyszminka.pl, 23 Oct 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement Winning bronze in team epee at the 2017 World Championships in Leipzig, Germany. (polskieradio.pl, 31 Jul 2017)
Most influential person in career Her parents. (sukcespisanyszminka.pl, 23 Oct 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Nothing is impossible, there are only things that require a little effort." (polskieradio.pl, 31 Jul 2017)
Awards and honours In 2011 she was presented with the Gold Cross of Merit in Poland. (Facebook page, 14 Mar 2016)
Ambitions To win a medal at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (tvp.pl, 30 Mar 2018; polskieradio.pl, 31 Jul 2017)

Major Results
Year Rank Event Venue
World Championships
2017 3 Team Epee Leipzig, Germany
2011 5 Individual Epee Catania, Italy
2011 6 Team Epee Catania, Italy
2010 5 Individual Epee Paris, France
2010 7 Team Epee Paris, France
2009 2 Team Epee Antalya, Turkey
European Championships
2017 Final 5-6 Team Epee Tbilisi, Georgia
2010 1 Team Epee Leipzig, Germany
2010 2 Individual Epee Leipzig, Germany
2008 5 Team Epee Kiev, Ukraine
2006 7 Team Epee Izmir, Turkey