Natalia PACIERPNIK (POL)

PLPoland
Age:
32 years
Federation:
POLISH CANOE FEDERATION
Natalia Pacierpnik (POL)

Biography

General Interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing seventh in K1 at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. (e-marek.pl, 15 Apr 2013)
Famous relatives
Her father Robert was Polish champion in canoe slalom, and has also worked as a coach in the sport. (onet.pl, 02 Aug 2012)
Other information
PREGNANCY
In 2013 she took a break from professional sport to have a baby. She returned to competition in April 2014. (dziennikpolski24.pl, 05 Aug 2015; krakow.pl, 10 Apr 2014)

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began paddling as a child in Drzewica, Poland.
Why this sport?
The town she grew up in has a tradition of canoeing.
Club / Team
KKK Krakow: Poland
Name of coach
Jaroslaw Miczek [national], POL

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
14 August 1988
Height
169 cm
Weight
58 kg
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Polish
Higher education
Recreation Management, Tourism