Beautiful javelin thrower – Maria Andrejczyk
Maria Magdalena Andrejczyk is a Polish track and field athlete who competes in the javelin throw. She is the 2020 Summer Olympics silver medalist and 2015 European Junior Champion.
Andrejczyk competed at the 2015 World Championships in Beijing without qualifying for the final. She won the gold medal at the 2015 European Junior Championships.
Andrejczyk represented Poland at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. On 16 August 2016, she achieved her personal best and a new Polish national record – 67.11 metres – while competing in the qualifying round. She went on to finish fourth in the final.
Soon after the Olympics she underwent an operation on the injured shoulder and lost the entire 2017 season. She returned to competition in June 2018 but could not build a good enough form for the 2018 European Championships in Berlin. The next season marked an improvement as she finished second at the 2019 European Team Championships Super League held on home soil in Bydgoszcz and qualified for the 2019 World Championships in Doha, where, however, she was eliminated in the qualifying round.
In the 2020 Summer Olympics held in Tokyo, Andrejczyk won the silver medal in the Women’s Javelin Throw.
Born: March 9, 1996 (age 25 years), Suwalki, Poland
Height: 174 cm
Weight: 77 kg (170 lb)
Event(s): Javelin throw
Personal best(s): NR 71.40 m (2021)
Parents: Małgorzata Andrejczyk, Tomasz Andrejczyk
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