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News18 Oct 2017

Polish stars set for Torun

Organisers of the Copernicus Cup have revealed the names of the first three top athletes set to compete at the IAAF World Indoor Tour meeting on 15 February.

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Report18 Jun 2016

Wlodarczyk throws 79.61m in Szczecin, Licwinko over world-leading 1.99m

Poland’s world champion and world-record holder Anita Wlodarczyk dominated her rivals on home soil at the 62nd edition of the Janusz Kusocinski Memorial in Szczecin, part of the IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge, winning with 79.61m on Saturday (18).

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News07 Mar 2016

Licwinko leads Polish team for Portland

The Polish Athletics Association (PZLA) has announced a team of 17 athletes for the IAAF World Indoor Championships Portland 2016 on 17-20 March.

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News09 Apr 2015

Storl, Perkovic, Kuchina, Licwinko and Trost confirmed for Rome – IAAF Diamond League

The Golden Gala Pietro Mennea will see world champion throwers David Storl and Sandra Perkovic, as well as top high jumpers Alessia Trost, Mariya Kuchina and Kamila Licwinko, in action at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Rome on 4 June, the meeting organisers announced on Thursday (9).

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Report21 Feb 2015

Licwinko, Bascou and Storl shine on first day of national indoor champs

On a busy weekend of indoor action, numerous national indoor championships got underway on Saturday (21), the highlight of which was a world-leading national high jump record from world indoor champion Kamila Licwinko.

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Report01 Feb 2015

Collins, Kibet and Licwinko all post world-leading marks in Moscow

St Kitts’ sprinter Kim Collins continued to astound and defy Father Time at the traditional Russian Winter meeting, the second of the 2015 IAAF Indoor Permit meetings, which ironically fell on the warmest February day for many years in Moscow with temperatures about 3 degrees Celsius outside the CSKA Arena on Sunday (1).

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Previews30 Jan 2015

World indoor champions Licwinko and Kuchina duel at Russian Winter meeting

The traditional Russian Winter indoor meeting on Sunday (1), the second of this season's IAAF Indoor Permit meetings, features a memorable women’s high jump which brings together again the joint world indoor champions, Poland’s Kamila Licwinko and home star Mariya Kuchina.

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Report27 Jan 2015

Licwinko jumps world-leading 2.00m in Cottbus

In her first competition of the year, Kamila Licwinko equalled her own Polish indoor high jump record with a clearance of 2.00m at the International Jumps Meeting in Cottbus on Tuesday (26).

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News13 May 2014

Seven global high jump champions set to feature in Oslo – IAAF Diamond League

The women’s high jump at the ExxonMobil Bislett Games on 11 June is shaping up as one of the most eagerly anticipated competitions to be staged at the Oslo leg of the IAAF Diamond League.

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News14 Apr 2014

High jumpers seeking high notes in Eugene – IAAF Diamond League

Every medallist from the major international championships of the past three years is confirmed for the star-studded women’s high jump contest at the 2014 Prefontaine Classic, an IAAF Diamond League meeting, on 31 May, organisers announced on Monday (14).

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Feature09 Mar 2014

History made and the hurt forgotten for Licwinko and Kuchina

Things change quickly in the world of athletics. One moment you are jumping in front of janitors and cleaners in a training centre in the middle of nowhere, contemplating on retiring from the sport and next winning the world title in front of thousands of spectators.

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Report08 Mar 2014

Report: women's high jump final – Sopot 2014

It was a night of history and national celebration in the Ergo Arena. Never before had a Polish woman won gold at the IAAF World Indoor Championships and never before, in the 29-year history of the championships, had a title ever been shared.

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