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Yohan Blake

The Jamaican is one of the fastest men in 100m and 200m history. Only Usain Bolt achieved better results over these distances. Blake has four Olympic medals (2 gold in the 4 x 100 relay in London and Rio de Janeiro and two silver won individually in the 100 and 200 m race in London) and two world championships (Daegu - individually in 100 m and in 4x100 relay). At the Poznan Athletics Grand Prix, he will face the nearly 20-year stadium record in 200 m owned by Frankie Fredericks.

Life records: 100 m - 9.69; 200 m - 19.26.

Yohan Blake
Yohan Blake200 m run
Vítězslav Veselý
Vítězslav Veselýjavelin throw

Vítězslav Veselý

Successor and pupil of the legend of Jan Železny's javelin. He has won the titles of the World Champion, European Champion and two bronze medals of the Olympic Games (2012 and 2021). As a curiosity, it is worth mentioning that the coach of Vítězslav Veseli is the current record holder of the stadium in Poznań.

Life Record: 88.34.

Iga Baumgart-Witan

Pillar of the Polish 4x400 relay race. The greatest successes in her career were during last year's Olympic Games in Tokyo, reaching for gold in the mixed relay and silver in the female relay. In the group of "Matusiński Angels" she also reached for the titles of European Champions, Indoor European Champions. In the World Championships in Doha (2019) and London (2017), she and her friends stood on the second and third step of the podium, respectively. In this year's World Indoor Championships, the relay with her participation won bronze. Iga Baumgart-Witan's life record at the stadium is 51.02.

Iga Baumgart-Witan
Iga Baumgart-Witan300 m run
Paweł Wojciechowski
Paweł Wojciechowskipole vault

Paweł Wojciechowski

One of the most successful Polish pole vaulters. World Champion (Daegu 2011) and World Championship bronze medalist (Beijing 2015). European vice-champion from Zurich in 2014, indoor European champion (Glasgow 2019) and bronze medalist of the HME (Belgrade 2017). He was also second to none at the Wuhan World Military Sports Games in 2019. He has been participating in our meeting continuously since the first edition.

Life records:
open stadium - 5.93 (Lausanne 2017) - 3rd result in the history of Polish athletics
hall - 5.90 (Glasgow 2019) - 2nd result in the history of Polish athletics

Adrianna Szóstak

Her crowning competition is the triple jump. After a great last year's season (two life records in the triple jump and the long jump), she returns to Golęcin, which she knows inside out, because during her career she represented two Poznań clubs: SL Olimpia Poznań and (currently) OŚ AZS Poznań.

Life record: triple jump - 13.96.

Adrianna Szóstak
Adrianna Szóstaktriple jump
Michał Rozmys
Michał Rozmys1000 m run

Michał Rozmys

2017 Polish Champion in the 800 m run. Medalist of many events, including the Universiade 2019 (1500 m gold), 2017 European Youth Championship (bronze 1500 m). In the final of the 1500 m run during last year's Olympics in Tokyo, he improved his personal best by 4 seconds. In our meeting, he will start for the second time, this time at a distance of 1000 m.

Life record: 1000 m - 2: 17.21

Pia Skrzyszowska

One of the most promising Polish athletes. He specializes in 100 m hurdles and flat sprints. 2021 was very successful for her. In it, she set life records for 100 and 200 m and for 100 m hurdles. During the unofficial relay world championships in Chorzów, she won a silver medal in the composition of the Polish 4x100 meters relay. In July 2021 she became the Youth European Champion in the 100 m hurdle race. In Poznań, during the 97th PZLA Polish Championships, she was first in 100 m and 100 m hurdlesruns by Lt.

Life records: 100 m - 11.22; 100 m hurdles – 12.75.

Pia Skrzyszowska
Pia Skrzyszowska100 m hurdles run
Piotr Lisek
Piotr Lisekpole vault

Piotr Lisek

An athlete who does not need to be introduced to the Poznań audience. He will run for the third time at our meeting. We cannot promise that the current Polish record holder and medalist of numerous international events will exceed the magic limit of 6 meters in Poznań, but fans can be sure that Piotr's presence will guarantee a fantastic pole-vaulting show.

Life Record: 6.02.

Anna Kiełbasińska

Last year's season can be classified as one of the best in his sprint career. It set life records at 100, 200 and 400 meters. Her result at the longest sprint distance is the second in the history of Polish athletics. In Tokyo, she won the Olympic silver medal in the 4x400 relay race. During the Poznań Athletics Grand Prix, fans will see her competitions at distances of 100 and 300 m.

Life records: 100 m - 11.30, 300 m – 36.34

Anna Kiełbasińska
Anna Kiełbasińska100 m and 300 m run
Marcin Krukowski
Marcin Krukowskijavelin throw

Marcin Krukowski

Poznan audience had the opportunity to meet the current country record holder in javelin throw during last year's 97th PZLA Polish Championships, during which he won gold in the first attempt. His achievements include the junior European vice-championship and the silver medal of the World Military Sports Games.

Life record: 89.55 m.

Tymoteusz Zimny

A competitor of OŚ AZS Poznań, medalist of the European Junior Championships in 2017. He has had a very good indoor season, in which he improved his life records for 200, 300 and 400 m.

Tymoteusz Zimny
Tymoteusz Zimny300 m run
Angelika Sarna
Angelika Sarna800 m run

Angelika Sarna

During last year's 97th PZLA Polish Championships in Poznań, she was unrivaled in the 800 m run. In 2021 she set her best life results both on her crown distance and in the 400 m run.

Life record: 800 m - 1: 59.72.

Dariusz Kowaluk

A leading Polish sprinter with the greatest successes in the relay race. His greatest achievement is the participation in the first ever Olympic mixed gold relay race (Tokyo). He performed at the Poznań meeting during last year's edition.

Dariusz Kowaluk
Dariusz Kowaluk300 m run
Angelika Cichocka
Angelika Cichocka800 m run

Angelika Cichocka

One of the most successful Polish middle-distance runners. European Champion from Amsterdam (2016), indoor world runner-up (Sopot 2014), silver and bronze medalist of the European Indoor Championships (2015 and 2021). The current record holder of Poland over a distance of one mile.

Life records:
800 m - 1: 58.41
1500 m - 4: 01.61

Ajla Del Ponte

The sensation of last year's European Indoor Athletics Championships held in Toruń in the 60 m run. She is also the 2019 Universiade champion in the 4x100 relay and the silver medalist of this event in the 100 m individual race.

Ajla Del Ponte
Ajla Del Ponte100m run
Karol Zalewski
Karol Zalewski300 m run

Karol Zalewski

Polish athlete specializing in sprint races. Olympic champion in the 400-meter mixed relay competition (he ran in the decisive race in the first shift), the Olympian from Rio de Janeiro (2016) and the indoor world champion from Birmingham. In 2018, he ran on the first shift of the Polish 4 × 400 meter relay, which then won the gold medal and set the indoor world record in this competition, scoring a result of 3: 01.77. In addition, the sprinter has won numerous medals of the Polish Seniors Championships!

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