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Feature29 Sep 2020

Twenty years after her Olympic triumph, Skolimowska's legacy lives on

Remembering Kamila Skolimoska, the first Olympic women's hammer throw champion, on the anniversary of her historic victory at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney.

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Feature12 Dec 2014

Inspired by Skolimowska, Wlodarczyk aims to become first to throw 80 metres

When Anita Wlodarczyk finished ahead of fellow Polish hammer thrower Kamila Skolimowska at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, little did she know that it would be the last time she competed against her friend and compatriot.

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News19 Feb 2009

Sydney Olympic champion Skolimowska collapses and dies at age of 26

The IAAF and the athletics world today mourns the loss of Poland's Kamila Skolimowska who won the gold medal in the women’s hammer at the Sydney Olympics, and died suddenly yesterday (18) at the age of 26.

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