Lucyna Kornobys

Lucyna Kornobys is a Polish Paralympic athlete competing in discus throw, javelin throw and shot put events. She represented Poland at the 2016 Summer Paralympics held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and she won the silver medal in the women's shot put F34 event.[1] She has qualified to represent Poland at the 2020 Summer Paralympics in Tokyo, Japan.

Career

At the 2018 World Para Athletics European Championships held in Berlin, Germany, she won the gold medal in the women's shot put F33 event with a new world record of 7.49 m.[2] She also won the bronze medal in the women's javelin throw F34 event with a new world record of 16.22 m.

In July 2019, she set a new world record in the women's discus throw F33 and women's javelin throw F33 events at the World Para Athletics Grand Prix in Bydgoszcz, Poland.[3]

At the 2019 World Para Athletics Championships held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, she won the gold medal in the women's shot put F33 event.[4][5] She also won the bronze medal in the women's javelin throw F34 event.[6] She set new world records in both events.[5][6]

Achievements

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
2016 Summer Paralympics Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2nd Shot put 8.00 m
2017 World Championships London, United Kingdom 2nd Shot put 8.22 m
3rd Javelin throw 15.63 m
2018 European Championships Berlin, Germany 1st Shot put 7.49 m
3rd Javelin throw 16.22 m
2019 World Championships Dubai, United Arab Emirates 1st Shot put 7.81 m
3rd Javelin throw 16.99 m

References

  1. ^ "Lucyna Kornobys". paralympic.org. Retrieved 18 December 2019.
  2. ^ "Women's shot put F33". 2018 World Para Athletics European Championships. Archived from the original on 21 August 2020. Retrieved 21 August 2020.
  3. ^ Morgan, Liam (20 July 2019). "Kornobys breaks second world record at World Para Athletics Grand Prix". InsideTheGames.biz. Retrieved 18 December 2019.
  4. ^ O’Kane, Patrick (15 November 2019). "Kornobys and Cinnamo claim shot put gold as World Para Athletics Championships conclude". InsideTheGames.biz. Retrieved 18 December 2019.
  5. ^ a b "Women's shot put F33" (PDF). 2019 World Para Athletics Championships. Archived (PDF) from the original on 23 August 2020. Retrieved 23 August 2020.
  6. ^ a b "Women's javelin throw F34" (PDF). 2019 World Para Athletics Championships. Archived (PDF) from the original on 25 August 2020. Retrieved 25 August 2020.

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