Karolina Naja (POL)

Karolina Naja (POL)

Canoe Sprint
Date of birth
05 February 1990
165 cm
62 kg
Gorzów Wielkopolski, POL
Higher education
Academy of Physical Education [AWF]: Gorzów Wielkopolski, POL


General Interest

Spending time with friends and family, climbing in the mountains. (pzkaj.pl, 23 Nov 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Step by step." (pzkaj.pl, 23 Nov 2015)
Awards and honours
She was honoured with the Silver Cross of Merit by the President of Poland in 2013. (sejm.gov.pl, 06 Jun 2013)

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2001 in Tychy, Poland.
Why this sport?
"At first it was fun and an adventure. Later it became a way of life."
Club / Team
AZS-AWF: Gorzów Wielkopolski, POL
Name of coach
Marek Zachara [club], POL; Tomasz Kryk [national], POL


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
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 ChampionshipsK1 4 x 200m RelayRussia, Moscow10 August 20142014Women2:47.7931Best 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 ChampionshipsK1 4 x 200m RelayGermany, Duisburg1 September 20132013Women2:49.6092Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 200mHungary, Szeged21 August 20112011Women38.1652Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 4 x 200m RelayHungary, Szeged21 August 20112011Women2:50.9513Best result
World ChampionshipsK4 500mPoland, Poznan22 August 20102010Women1:33.8153Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 4 x 200m RelayPoland, Poznan22 August 20102010Women2:55.7115Best 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 200mPortugal, Montemor-o-Velho16 June 20132013Women39.4182Best 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 1000mSerbia, Belgrade18 June 20112011Women3:38.5154
European ChampionshipsK4 500mSerbia, Belgrade19 June 20112011Women1:37.0907
European ChampionshipsK2 200mSpain, Trasona4 July 20102010Women38.8078
European ChampionshipsK4 500mSpain, Trasona4 July 20102010Women1:34.1274
European ChampionshipsK1 500mGermany, Brandenburg28 June 20092009Women1:56.90714
European ChampionshipsK4 200mGermany, Brandenburg26 June 20092009Women37.5988
European ChampionshipsK1 4 x 200m RelayGermany, Brandenburg26 June 20092009Women3:10.8416
World CupIndividual Kayak23 August 20152015Women21Latest result
World CupIndividual Kayak10 August 20142014Women3Best result
World CupIndividual Kayak1 September 20132013Women11
World CupIndividual Kayak3 June 20122012Women12