Maria Andrejczyk Biography – Maria Andrejczyk Wiki
Maria Andrejczyk (full name Maria Magdalena Andrejczyk) is a Polish track and field athlete who competes in the javelin throw. She is the 2020 Summer Olympics silver medalist and 2015 European Junior Champion. Andrejczyk competed at the 2015 World Championships in Beijing without qualifying for the final. She won the gold medal at the 2015 European Junior Championships. She represented Poland at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. She missed an Olympic medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics by 2 centimeters to finish fourth in the final.
Andrejczyk suffered from a shoulder injury in 2017 and was diagnosed with bone cancer in 2018. She went through recovery to make a comeback and win her first Olympic medal at the 2020 Summer Olympics at Japan National Stadium in Tokyo, Japan on 6 August 2021.
Tokyo Games Silver Medal Auction
In August 2021, Javelin thrower Maria Andrejczyk auctioned off her Tokyo Games silver medal for $125,000 to help an infant in her native Poland get life-saving heart surgery. She posted on her Facebook page that she came across the fundraiser for 8-month-old Miłoszek Małysa, who had a serious heart defect and needed surgery, and she decided to auction off her lone Olympic medal to help raise money for his surgery.” He already has a head start from Kubus — a boy who didn’t make it in time but whose amazing parents decided to pass on the funds they collected,” she wrote in Polish on her page. “And in this way, I also want to help. It’s for him that I am auctioning my Olympic silver medal.”
She confirmed on Instagram that Żabka, a Polish supermarket chain, won the auction with a bid of $125,000. The money raised will allow the boy to get the necessary surgery at Stanford University Medical Center. However, Żabka decided to give the medal back to Andrejczyk.
Maria Andrejczyk Age
Maria Magdalena Andrejczyk was born on 9 March 1996, in Suwałki, Poland.
Maria Andrejczyk Husband
Who is Maria Andrejczyk’s husband? She is unmarried. She has been in a relationship with her partner, Marcin Rosengarten, a Polish athletes’ representative, since 2018. Maria Andrejczyk’s partner, Marcin Rosengarten, is the manager of Polish athletes, including his partner. Other Polish athletes represented by Rosengarten include Iga Baumgart-Witan, Konrad Bukowiecki, Patryk Dobek, Sofia Ennaoui, Paweł Fajdek, Joanna Fiodorow, Katarzyna Furmanek, Paulina Guba, Karolina Kołeczek, Marcin Lewandowski, Piotr Małachowski, Cyprian Mrzygłód, Adrianna Sułek, Justyna Święty-Ersetic, Ewa Swoboda, and Daria Zabawska, according to his World Athletics bio.
Maria Andrejczyk Height
She stands at a height of 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in).
Maria Andrejczyk Instagram
Maria Andrejczyk’s Instagram handle is @m.andrejczyk.