Beata Mikolajczyk (POL)

Beata Mikolajczyk (POL)

Canoe Sprint
Date of birth
15 October 1985
170 cm
68 kg
Bydgoszcz, POL
English, Polish
Higher education
Recreation Management, Tourism - University of Economy: Bydgoszcz, POL


General Interest

Becia (, 2015)
Watching movies, listening to music, playing sports, reading, travelling. (, 2015)
Hero / Idol
German sprint paddler Birgit Fischer, Italian sprint paddler Josefa Idem. (, 2015)
In July 2015 she damaged ligaments in her foot at a training camp in Livigno, Italy. She was initially told she would need to be in a cast for four weeks, but convinced doctors to reduce the time to two weeks so she could prepare for the 2015 World Championships in Milan, Italy. She was able to compete at the event, but was still troubled by the injury and suffered swelling in her leg on the first day of competition. (, 10 Oct 2015)

At the beginning of 2015 she underwent arthroscopic knee surgery. (, 14 Mar 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never give up on your dreams because when your dreams die, you do too." (, 2015)
Awards and honours
She was named the 2015 Athlete of the Year in the Pomorskie region in Poland. (, 30 Jan 2016)

She received a Gold Cross of Merit in 2008 and a Rebirth of Poland [Polonia Restituta] award in 2013. Both honours were in recognition of her sporting achievements. (, 2015)

International Debut

Competing for
Bochum, GER

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 1996 in Bydgoszcz, Poland.
Why this sport?
She always liked spending time around water.
Club / Team
UKS Kopernik: Bydgoszcz, POL
Name of coach
Wieslaw Rakowski [club], POL; Tomas Kryk [national], POL


World CupIndividual Kayak23 August 20152015Women23Latest result
World CupIndividual Kayak10 August 20142014Women10
World CupIndividual Kayak22 August 20102010Women16
World CupIndividual Kayak3 June 20072007Women8
World CupIndividual Kayak3 September 20062006Women4
Olympic GamesK2 500mBrazil, Rio de Janeiro16 August 20162016Women1:45.2073Latest resultBest result
Olympic GamesK4 500mBrazil, Rio de Janeiro20 August 20162016Women1:37.6589Latest result
Olympic GamesK2 500mEngland, London9 August 20122012Women3Best result
Olympic GamesK4 500mEngland, London8 August 20122012Women1:31.6074Best result
Olympic GamesK2 500mChina, Beijing23 August 20082008Women1:42.0922Best result
Olympic GamesK4 500mChina, Beijing22 August 20082008Women1:34.7524Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 500mItaly, Milan22 August 20152015Women1:42.3454Latest resultBest result
World ChampionshipsK4 500mItaly, Milan23 August 20152015Women1:35.1904Latest resultBest result
World ChampionshipsK2 500mRussia, Moscow10 August 20142014Women1:41.3373Best result
World ChampionshipsK4 500mRussia, Moscow9 August 20142014Women1:28.9422Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 200mGermany, Duisburg1 September 20132013Women38.1812Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 500mGermany, Duisburg31 August 20132013Women1:48.5373Best result
World ChampionshipsK4 500mGermany, Duisburg1 September 20132013Women1:35.1904Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 500mHungary, Szeged20 August 20112011Women1:37.8033Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 500mPoland, Poznan22 August 20102010Women1:53.1576
World ChampionshipsK1 1000mPoland, Poznan21 August 20102010Women4:04.7087
World ChampionshipsK2 500mCanada, Dartmouth16 August 20092009Women1:42.7814Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 1000mCanada, Dartmouth15 August 20092009Women3:40.4251Best result
World ChampionshipsK4 500mCanada, Dartmouth15 August 20092009Women1:35.4704Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 500mGermany, Duisburg12 August 20072007Women1:50.3077
World ChampionshipsK1 500mHungary, Szeged20 August 20062006Women1:55.6058
World ChampionshipsK4 200mHungary, Szeged20 August 20062006Women37.1387
World ChampionshipsK4 500mHungary, Szeged20 August 20062006Women1:35.2134Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 1000mCroatia, Zagreb27 August 20052005Women4:08.4446
World ChampionshipsK2 500mCroatia, Zagreb28 August 20052005Women1:43.5325Best result
European ChampionshipsK2 200mCzech Republic, Racice3 May 20152015Women39.1922Latest resultBest result
European ChampionshipsK2 500mCzech Republic, Racice3 May 20152015Women1:45.5241Latest resultBest result
European ChampionshipsK2 1000mCzech Republic, Racice2 May 20152015Women3:42.7402Latest resultBest result
European ChampionshipsK2 200mGermany, Brandenburg13 July 20142014Women38.7967
European ChampionshipsK2 500mGermany, Brandenburg13 July 20142014Women1:44.4642Best result
European ChampionshipsK4 500mGermany, Brandenburg12 July 20142014Women1:31.9262Best result
European ChampionshipsK2 500mPortugal, Montemor-o-Velho16 June 20132013Women1:44.6741Best result
European ChampionshipsK2 1000mPortugal, Montemor-o-Velho15 June 20132013Women3:36.4101Best result
European ChampionshipsK2 500mCroatia, Zagreb24 June 20122012Women1:39.2923
European ChampionshipsK2 1000mCroatia, Zagreb23 June 20122012Women3:39.0961Best result
European ChampionshipsK2 200mSerbia, Belgrade19 June 20112011Women38.7086
European ChampionshipsK2 500mSerbia, Belgrade19 June 20112011Women1:40.3392Best result
European ChampionshipsK1 500mSpain, Trasona4 July 20102010Women1:51.2786
European ChampionshipsK1 1000mSpain, Trasona3 July 20102010Women4:01.2763
European ChampionshipsK2 500mGermany, Brandenburg28 June 20092009Women1:44.0868
European ChampionshipsK2 1000mGermany, Brandenburg27 June 20092009Women3:38.3624
European ChampionshipsK2 500mItaly, Milan18 May 20082008Women1:51.2098
European ChampionshipsK4 1000mItaly, Milan18 May 20082008Women3:30.6132Best result
European ChampionshipsK1 500mSpain, Pontevedra1 July 20072007Women1:58.0257
European ChampionshipsK1 1000mSpain, Pontevedra30 June 20072007Women4:14.5705
European ChampionshipsK1 500mCzech Republic, Racice9 July 20062006Women1:52.8022Best result
European ChampionshipsK1 1000mCzech Republic, Racice8 July 20062006Women3:58.1594
European ChampionshipsK4 500mPoland, Poznan31 July 20052005Women1:34.7303
European ChampionshipsK4 1000mPoland, Poznan30 July 20052005Women3:15.1291Best result
European ChampionshipsK1 500mPoland, Poznan23 May 20042004Women1:58.7858
European ChampionshipsK1 1000mPoland, Poznan22 May 20042004Women3:55.4602Best result