Welcome to the  4th Irena Szewińska Memorial!

unique sports feast to commemorate the honorary citizen of Bydgoszcz and the best Polish athlete Irena Szewińska

History of 

Irena Szewińska was born on 24 May 1946 in Leningrad, and a year later her parents
moved to Warsaw. She started practising athletics in the autumn of 1960, at the age of 14, in a group of students from the Primary School No. 37 in Warsaw. group of students from Primary School No. 37 in Warsaw, whose coach was a former javelin Jan Kopyto, a former javelin thrower and Melbourne Olympic Games finalist. Since the beginning of her career she has competed in the colors of the
Polonia in Warsaw.


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Events of 4th Irena Szewińska Memorial

During the 4th Irena Szewińska Memorial the athletes will compete in the following events: Women: 100m, 400m, 800m, 100mH, 400mH, HTMen: 100m, …


3rd Irena Szewinska Memorial is behind us!

– The fans are back in the stands and I'm back in the competition - said Anita Włodarczyk, who won the hammer throw in great style during the 3rd …


City of sport
Zawisza Bydgoszcz

Bydgoszcz thrills. It stuns tourists with its unique architecture deriving from Secession Movement. Bydgoszcz astounds its visitors with mysterious, green areas as the city is surrounded by magnificent forests and breathtaking wilderness of the National Reservation - Bory Tucholskie. The city has been tightly connected to the Brda river...


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