Magdalena Szczepaska - Net Worth, Birthday, Biography, Place of Birth, Date of Birth, Age, Wiki, Facts and Family

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Jan 25, 1980 Zielona Góra, Lubusz Voivodeship, Poland 43 years old

Polish sportsperson and athletics competitor

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About Magdalena Szczepaska

  • Magdalena Szczepanska (born 25 January 1980 in Zielona Góra) is a retired Polish heptathlete.
  • She won a silver medal at the 2004 European Combined Events Cup in Hengelo, Netherlands, and then represented her nation Poland in heptathlon at the Olympics in Athens a few months later, finishing in twenty-first place.
  • Szczepanska trained under the tutelage of head coach Jerzy Skucha for the national team, while competing at AZS AWFiS Gdansk.Szczepanska qualified for the Polish squad in the women's heptathlon at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens.
  • Two months before the Games, she eclipsed the IAAF Olympic "B" standard and her personal record of 6115 points to place second behind gold medalist Yuliya Ignatkina of Russia at the European Cup in Hengelo, Netherlands, resulting to her official selection to the Polish Olympic team in track and field.
  • Szczepanska started the competition in a tie for second place with U.S.
  • heptathlete Tiffany Lott-Hogan in the 100 metres hurdles to command the medal position, but a below-par performance in the high jump slipped her out of contention for the medal to the bottom of the leaderboard, achieving only 1.67 against leader Carolina Klüft's height by just twenty-four centimetres.
  • Szczepanska could only manage to produce substantial events for the remaining events of the competition, until she finally landed herself to twenty-first place with a total score of 6012 points.

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