Pawel FAJDEK

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Athlete personal details which are given in the second column

Born04 June 1989Age
GenderMale
Height186 cm Weight118 kg
Club / TeamKS Agros Zamość

Biography

DEFENDING EUROPEAN CHAMPION.

(Say it like Fie-dek (fie rhymes with thigh)).

3x World Champion.

4 WJC 2008; 1 under-23 ECH 2011 (2009-8); 1 WSG 2011/2013; dnq OLY 2012/2016 (“I had no energy, I was not able to throw. It's a nightmare.”); 1 ETCh 2013/2015/2017 (2011-2, 2014-2); 1 WCH 2013/2015/2017 (2011-11); 1 Francophone Games 2013; 3 IAAF Continental Cup 2014; 1 WSG 2015; 1 ECH 2016 (2014-3). 1 Polish 2012/2014/2015/2016. Coach-Jolanta Kumor. 1.86/126kg.

Lost only once in each year in 2015-2016-2017, but has been beaten 6x so far in 2018 by his compatriot Wojciech Nowicki (overall it is still 66-9 in head to heads).

Studies at London 2017 showed that he gained the most speed with each of his four turns, and he released his hammer at the most optimum angle (46.2°).

In 2018: 1 European Throws Cup; 1 Coral Gables; 1 Kielce; 1 Osaka; 1 Halle; 1 Forbach; 2 Turku Nurmi; 2 Chorzów; 2 Gliwice; 2 amorín; 2 Székesfehérvár; 1 Cetniewo; 2 Polish; 1 Stalowa Wola .

DateDiscipline
3 World Titles 2013Hammer Throw
2015Hammer Throw
2017Hammer Throw
European Champion 2016Hammer Throw
European Silver Medallist 2014Hammer Throw
World Championships finalist 2011Hammer Throw
European U23 Champion 2011Hammer Throw
World University Games Champion 2017Hammer Throw
World University Games Champion 2015Hammer Throw
World University Games Champion 2013Hammer Throw
Athlete Major results, first column show the competition, the second the rank, then location and discipline
DisciplineRankResultDateLocationCategory
Weight throw123.22i31 Jan 2014BydgoszczOutdoor
Hammer Throw (5kg)169.9727 Jul 2006ŁódźOutdoor
Hammer Throw (6kg)475.3112 Jul 2008BydgoszczOutdoor
Hammer Throw183.9309 Aug 2015SzczecinOutdoor
Weight throw123.2231 Jan 2014BydgoszczIndoor
Athlete Major results, first column show the competition, the second the rank, then location and discipline
DisciplineRankResultDateLocationCategory
Hammer Throw281.1402 Jul 2018SzékesfehérvárOutdoor