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Małgorzata Hołub-Kowalik
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Małgorzata Hołub and Justyna Święty
Personal information
Birth name Małgorzata Hołub
Nationality Polish
Born 30 October 1992 (1992-10-30) (age 28)
Koszalin, Poland
Education Koszalin University of Technology
Height 1.68 m
Weight 56 kg
Sport
Country Poland
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 400 metres
Club KL Bałtyk Koszalin
Coached by Zbigniew Maksymiuk

Małgorzata Hołub-Kowalik ( born 30 October 1992) is a Polish sprinter specialising in the 400 metres. She won two medals at the 2020 Summer Olympics, gold with Polish mixed 4 × 400 metres relay team and silver as a member of women's 4 × 400 metres relay team. She represented her country at two outdoor and two indoor World Championships winning a silver medal in the relay at the 2016 IAAF World Indoor Championships.

Her personal bests in the event are 51.74 seconds outdoors (Beijing 2015) and 52.60 seconds indoors (Toruń 2017).

Competition record

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Poland
2010 World Junior Championships Moncton, Canada 8th 4 × 400 m relay 3:42.70
2011 European Junior Championships Tallinn, Estonia 2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:35.35
2013 European U23 Championships Tampere, Finland 4th 400 m 52.28
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:29.74
World Championships Moscow, Russia 8th (h) 4 × 400 m relay 3:29.75
2014 World Indoor Championships Sopot, Poland 14th (h) 400 m 53.07
5th 4 × 400 m relay 3:29.89
World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 5th 4 × 400 m relay 3:27.37
European Championships Zürich, Switzerland 5th 400 m 51.84
5th 4 × 400 m relay 3:25.73
2015 European Indoor Championships Prague, Czech Republic 11th (h) 400 m 53.31
3rd 4 × 400 m relay 3:31.90
World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 5th 4 × 400 m relay 3:29.30
Universiade Gwangju, South Korea 2nd 400 m 51.93
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:31.98
World Championships Beijing, China 25th (h) 400 m 51.74
15th (h) 4 × 400 m relay 3:32.83
2016 World Indoor Championships Portland, United States 6th (sf) 400 m 52.73
2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:31.15
European Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 5th 400 m 51.89
4th 4 × 400 m relay 3:27.60
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 19th (sf) 400 m 51.93
7th 4 × 400 m relay 3:27.28
2017 European Indoor Championships Belgrade, Serbia 6th 400 m 54.29
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:29.94
World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:28.28
World Championships London, United Kingdom 28th (h) 400 m 52.26
3rd 4 × 400 m relay 3:25.41
Universiade Taipei, Taiwan 1st 400 m 51.76
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:26.75
2018 World Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:26.09
European Championships Berlin, Germany 12th (sf) 400 m 51.74
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:26.59
2019 European Indoor Championships Glasgow, Scotland 1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:28.77
World Relays Yokohama, Japan 1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:27.49
World Championships Doha, Qatar 2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:21.89
2021 European Indoor Championships Toruń, Poland 3rd 4 × 400 m relay 3:29.94
World Relays Chorzów, Poland 2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:28.81
Olympic Games Tokyo, Japan 2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:20.53 (NR)
1st 4 × 400 m mixed relay 3:23.10
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