Marta Walczykiewicz (POL)

Marta Walczykiewicz (POL)

Canoe Sprint
Date of birth
01 August 1987
165 cm
64 kg
Kalisz, POL
English, Polish


General Interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal at the 2015 European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan. (, 16 Jun 2015; 24 Jul 2015)
Most influential person in career
Her father. (, 16 Jun 2015)
In 2015 she underwent foot surgery. (, 14 Mar 2016)
Famous relatives
Her father also competed in canoe sprint and now he is a coach. (, 21 Feb 2014;, 24 Jul 2015)

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began paddling at age nine at the Student Sports Club in Kalisz, Poland.
Why this sport?
Her parents first introduced her sister Daria to the sport and she wanted to join in too.
Club / Team
KTW Kalisz: Poland
Name of coach
Zbigniew Walczykiewicz [club, father], Tomasz Kryk [national], POL
Training Regime
She trains twice a day for up to a total of four hours each day. In addition to her work on the water, she does strength training at the gym three or four times a week.


Olympic GamesK1 200mBrazil, Rio de Janeiro16 August 20162016Women40.2792Latest resultBest result
Olympic GamesK4 500mBrazil, Rio de Janeiro20 August 20162016Women1:37.6589Latest result
Olympic GamesK1 200mEngland, London11 August 20122012Women45.5005Best result
Olympic GamesK4 500mEngland, London8 August 20122012Women1:31.6074Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 200mItaly, Milan23 August 20152015Women40.7002Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 200mRussia, Moscow10 August 20142014Women38.8142Best result
World ChampionshipsK4 500mRussia, Moscow9 August 20142014Women1:28.9422Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 4 x 200m RelayRussia, Moscow10 August 20142014Women2:47.7931Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 200mGermany, Duisburg1 September 20132013Women39.7122Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 4 x 200m RelayGermany, Duisburg1 September 20132013Women2:49.6092Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 200mHungary, Szeged21 August 20112011Women40.4722Best result
World ChampionshipsK4 500mHungary, Szeged19 August 20112011Women1:38.95310
World ChampionshipsK1 4 x 200m RelayHungary, Szeged21 August 20112011Women2:50.9513Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 200mPoland, Poznan22 August 20102010Women41.4097
World ChampionshipsK2 200mPoland, Poznan22 August 20102010Women37.7662Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 500mPoland, Poznan22 August 20102010Women1:43.0645Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 4 x 200m RelayPoland, Poznan22 August 20102010Women2:55.7115Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 200mCanada, Dartmouth16 August 20092009Women41.2092Best result
World ChampionshipsK4 500mCanada, Dartmouth15 August 20092009Women1:35.4704Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 4 x 200m RelayCanada, Dartmouth16 August 20092009Women2:55.7647
World ChampionshipsK2 200mGermany, Duisburg12 August 20072007Women38.6973Best result
World ChampionshipsK4 200mGermany, Duisburg12 August 20072007Women37.0016Best result
European ChampionshipsK1 200mCzech Republic, Racice3 May 20152015Women41.5564
European ChampionshipsK4 500mCzech Republic, Racice2 May 20152015Women1:38.2244
European ChampionshipsK1 200mGermany, Brandenburg13 July 20142014Women43.8755
European ChampionshipsK4 500mGermany, Brandenburg12 July 20142014Women1:31.9262Best result
European ChampionshipsK1 200mPortugal, Montemor-o-Velho16 June 20132013Women42.5491Best result
European ChampionshipsK1 200mCroatia, Zagreb24 June 20122012Women39.6522Best result
European ChampionshipsK2 200mCroatia, Zagreb24 June 20122012Women36.3545
European ChampionshipsK1 200mSerbia, Belgrade19 June 20112011Women40.5765
European ChampionshipsK1 200mSpain, Trasona4 July 20102010Women40.5052Best result
European ChampionshipsK2 500mSpain, Trasona4 July 20102010Women1:41.6783
European ChampionshipsK2 200mGermany, Brandenburg26 June 20092009Women38.2707
European ChampionshipsK4 500mGermany, Brandenburg28 June 20092009Women1:33.4443
European ChampionshipsK2 200mItaly, Milan18 May 20082008Women39.1582Best result
European ChampionshipsK2 1000mItaly, Milan17 May 20082008Women3:47.0952Best result
European ChampionshipsK1 200mSpain, Pontevedra1 July 20072007Women44.4888
European ChampionshipsK4 1000mSpain, Pontevedra30 June 20072007Women3:29.9134
World CupIndividual Kayak5 June 20162016Women5Latest result
World CupIndividual Kayak23 August 20152015Women3Best result
World CupIndividual Kayak10 August 20142014Women4Best result
World CupIndividual Kayak1 September 20132013Women9
World CupIndividual Kayak3 June 20122012Women8
World CupIndividual Kayak21 August 20112011Women12
World CupIndividual Kayak22 August 20102010Women12