Magdalena Nowakowska: karate fighter with title
TWG 2017

Magdalena Nowakowska: karate fighter with title

Magdalena Nowakowska, a karate fighter representing Budokan Wrocław club was named the athlete of the year of The World Games Sports in Lower Silesia, the region that Wrocław is the capital of.

The title was handed over during a Lower Silesia Gala of Sports, attended by almost 800 athletes, officials and supporters in the National Forum of Music.

Magdalena Nowakowska is the current Polish Karate Champion in under 50 kg category and a former medalist of World Cups. She received 11 026 votes in a poll organised by a leading regional newspaper Gazeta Wrocławska.

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fot. Gazeta Wrocławska

Wojciech Kowalski, representing Orienteering, in 2015 won 5 medals during Polish Championship, a bronze medal in relay during Military World Cup in South Korea and came 4th in the individual run during the same event, which enabled him to get 7693 votes.

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fot. Gazeta Wrocławska

Grzegorz Mazur, member of the Polish American Football national team and a key figure in the Panthers Wrocław club came third with 6100 votes.

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fot. Gazeta Wrocławska

The World Games 2017 Ambassador Maciej Janowski – captain of the Polish national team of speedway, who’s fantastic performances enabled Wrocław’s Betard Sparta club to reach the Polish League final last year, came third in the main category of the Gala: “Athlete of the year in Lower Silesia”. He was only overpassed by discus throw World Champion Piotr Małachowski and Alicja Tchórz – swimmer, who won silver medal during the European Championship last year. They came first and second respectively.