Monika Pyrek

Monika Pyrek

Monika Pyrek (born August 11, 1980) is a Polish pole vaulter.

Born in Gdynia, competing at the 2004 Olympics, she placed fourth with 4.55 metres, just behind another Polish pole vaulter born in Gdynia, Anna Rogowska. Monika Pyrek won a silver medal in the 2005 World Championships in Athletics with the result 4.60 m. She also won the silver medal at the 2006 European Athletics Championships.

Monika Pyrek's personal best is 4.82 metres. She has won the Polish Championship several times, most recently at the 2007 Polish Athletics Championships in Poznań.

Monika Pyrek lives and trains in Szczecin in the club MKL Szczecin.


Year Tournament Venue Result Extra
1998 World Junior Championships Annecy, France 2nd
European Championships Budapest, Hungary 7th
1999 World Indoor Championships Maebashi, Japan 11th
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 7th
2001 World Championships Edmonton, Canada 3rd
European U23 Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 1st
2002 European Indoor Championships Vienna, Austria 2nd
2003 World Indoor Championships Birmingham, UK 3rd
World Championships Paris, France 4th
World Athletics Final Monte Carlo, Monaco 4th
2004 World Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 5th
Olympic Games Athens, Greece 4th
2005 European Indoor Championships Madrid, Spain 3rd
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 2nd
World Athletics Final Monte Carlo, Monaco 2nd
2006 World Indoor Championships Moscow, Russia 4th
European Championships in Athletics Gothenburg, Sweden 2nd
World Athletics Final Stuttgart, Germany 2nd
2007 World Championships Osaka, Japan 4th
World Athletics Final Stuttgart, Germany 2nd 4.82 PB
2008 World Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain 3rd
Olympic Games Beijing, China 5th


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