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Katarzyna Bachleda-Curus

Poland

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSPOL20101198001
NOCPoland
Born01 Jan 1980 in  Sanok
GenderWomen
Marital statusMarried
FamilyHusband Jakub, daughters Hania and Zosia
Other namesKatarzyna Wojcicka
ResidenceZakopane, POL
LanguagesEnglish, Polish, Russian
Higher educationAcademy of Physical Education: Katowice, POL
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 39.08 18 Mar 2006 Calgary  
    1000m 1:15.39 13 Dec 2009 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 1:53.95 16 Nov 2013 Salt Lake City, UT  
    3000m 4:02.12 15 Nov 2013 Salt Lake City, UT  
    5000m 7:14.40 29 Nov 2013 Astana  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
Olympic Games
Event  
Olympic Games
    Team Pursuit 6 Laps   1 1  
World Single Distances Championships
Event  
World Single Distances Championships
    Team Pursuit 6 Laps   1    
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/kasiabachledacurus/  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportShe took up the sport for fun as she was an active child.  
Name of coachKrzysztof Niedzwiedzki [national], POL  
Club / TeamAZS AWF Katowice: Poland  
When and where did you begin this sport?She took up the sport in 1990 in Sanok, Poland.  
General Interest
General Interest
InjuriesShe was troubled by a back injury at the end of the 2013/14 season. (przegladsportowy.pl, 21 Oct 2014)  
AmbitionsTo win a medal at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (gazetakrakowska.pl, 09 Nov 2016)  
Awards and honoursIn 2014 she received the Officer's Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta in Poland. (prezydent.pl, 03 Apr 2014)

In 2010 she received the Knight's Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta in Poland. (prezydent.pl, 27 Mar 2010)
 
Other informationPLANNED RETIREMENT
She has stated her plan is to retire from competitive speed skating after the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (gazetakrakowska.pl, 09 Nov 2016)
 
Most influential person in careerHer daughters Hania and Zosia. (Athlete, 26 Jan 2017)  
Hero / IdolAustrian alpine skier Hermann Maier. (Athlete, 26 Jan 2017)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Do your best." (Athlete, 26 Jan 2017)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2014 Olympic Games Team Pursuit 6 Laps2  
    2012/2013 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 6 Laps2  
    2010 Olympic Games Team Pursuit 6 Laps3  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 6 Laps4  
    2008/2009 World Single Distances Championships 1500m5  
    2007/2008 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 6 Laps6  
    2012/2013 World Single Distances Championships 3000m6  
    2014 Olympic Games 1500m6  
    2018 Olympic Games Team Pursuit 6 Laps7  
    2006/2007 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 6 Laps7  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 6 Laps7  
    2013/2014 World Allround Championships Allround7  
    2007/2008 European Championships Allround8  
    2006 Olympic Games 1000m8  
    2008/2009 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 6 Laps8  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships 1500m8  
    2007/2008 World Single Distances Championships 1500m8  
    2008/2009 European Championships Allround8  
    2004/2005 World Single Distances Championships 3000m9  
    2004/2005 World Single Distances Championships 1500m9  
    2012/2013 World Single Distances Championships 1500m9  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships 1500m9  
    2003/2004 World Single Distances Championships 1500m10  
    2004/2005 World Single Distances Championships 5000m10  
    2006 Olympic Games 3000m10  
    2013/2014 European Championships Allround10  
    2005/2006 European Championships Allround10  
    2006/2007 European Championships Allround11  
    2006 Olympic Games 1500m11  
    2016/2017 European Allround Championships Allround11  
    2008/2009 World Single Distances Championships 3000m11  
    2009/2010 European Championships Allround11  
    2004/2005 European Championships Allround12  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships 3000m13  
    2003/2004 World Single Distances Championships 3000m13  
    2018 Olympic Games 1500m13  
    2005/2006 World Allround Championships Allround14  
    2004/2005 World Allround Championships Allround14  
    1999/2000 European Championships Allround15  
    2000/2001 World Single Distances Championships 5000m15  
    2008/2009 World Allround Championships Allround15  
    2010 Olympic Games 1500m15  
    2001/2002 European Championships Allround16  
    2006 Olympic Games 5000m16  
    2007/2008 World Single Distances Championships 1000m16  
    2007/2008 World Allround Championships Allround17  
    2018 Olympic Games 3000m17  
    1998/1999 European Championships Allround19  
    1999/2000 World Single Distances Championships 3000m19  
    2006/2007 World Single Distances Championships 1500m19  
    2009/2010 World Allround Championships Allround19  
    2000/2001 European Championships Allround20  
    2000/2001 World Single Distances Championships 3000m20  
    1999/2000 World Single Distances Championships 1000m23  
    2002 Olympic Games 1500m26  
    2003/2004 European Championships Allround26  
    2002 Olympic Games 3000m26  
    2010 Olympic Games 1000m31  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2013/2014 World Cup Heerenveen Team Pursuit 6 Laps2  
    2013/2014 World Cup Berlin 1500m2  
    2013/2014 World Cup Berlin Team Pursuit 6 Laps2  
    2012/2013 World Cup Heerenveen Team Pursuit 6 Laps3  
    2008/2009 World Cup Erfurt Team Pursuit 6 Laps3  
    2016/2017 World Cup Heerenveen Team Pursuit 6 Laps3  
    2012/2013 World Cup Erfurt Team Pursuit 6 Laps3  
    2013/2014 World Cup Calgary, AB Team Pursuit 6 Laps3  
    2007/2008 World Cup Baselga di Piné Team Pursuit 6 Laps3  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1500m6  
    2013/2014 World Cup 3000/5000m7  
    2009/2010 World Cup 1500m8  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1500m10  
    2006/2007 World Cup 1500m10  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1500m11  
    2012/2013 World Cup 3000/5000m11  
    2008/2009 World Cup 1500m12  
    2006/2007 World Cup 3000/5000m13  
    2007/2008 World Cup 3000/5000m15  
    2008/2009 World Cup 3000/5000m15  
    2007/2008 World Cup 1500m16  
    2003/2004 World Cup 1500m16  
    2009/2010 World Cup 1000m17  
    2004/2005 World Cup 1500m18  
    2004/2005 World Cup 3000/5000m19  
    2003/2004 World Cup 3000/5000m20  
    2017/2018 World Cup 3000/5000m22  
    2013/2014 World Cup Overall24  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m25  
    2016/2017 World Cup 3000/5000m28  
    2005/2006 World Cup 1500m29  
    2000/2001 World Cup 3000/5000m31  
    2005/2006 World Cup 3000/5000m33  
    2012/2013 World Cup Overall33  
    2017/2018 World Cup Overall33  
    1999/2000 World Cup 1000m34  
    1999/2000 World Cup 3000/5000m35  
    2006/2007 World Cup 1000m36  
    2009/2010 World Cup 3000/5000m36  
    2007/2008 World Cup 1000m37  
    2002/2003 World Cup 3000/5000m38  
    2000/2001 World Cup 1500m38  
    1999/2000 World Cup 1500m43  
    2001/2002 World Cup 3000/5000m43  
    2009/2010 World Cup 500m46  
    2001/2002 World Cup 1500m52  
    2008/2009 World Cup 1000m58