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Lidia Chojecka

Lidia Chojecka in 2007.

Lidia Chojecka (born 25 January 1977 in Siedlce) is a Polish middle distance runner, who mostly competes in the 1500 metres and sometimes 3000 metres.

Chojecka is a triple European indoor champion, winning the 1500 m title in 2005 and 2007 and the 3000 m title also in 2007.

Her coach and life partner is a Gabonese-born runner, Jean-Marc Léandro.

Major competitions record

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Poland
1994 World Junior Championships Lisbon, Portugal 7th 1500 m 4:18.70
1995 European Junior Championships Nyíregyháza, Hungary 1st 1500 m 4:17.29
1996 World Junior Championships Sydney, Australia 5th 1500 m 4:11.36
1997 World Indoor Championships Paris, France 3rd 1500 m 4:06.25
European U23 Championships Turku, Finland 2nd 1500 m 4:14.70
Universiade Catania, Italy 3rd 1500 m 4:12.38
1998 European Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain 2nd 1500 m 4:14.93
European Championships Budapest, Hungary 6th 1500 m 4:15.00
1999 World Indoor Championships Maebashi, Japan 3rd 1500 m 4:05.86
European U23 Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 1st 1500 m 4:07.86
World Championships Seville, Spain 9th 1500 m 4:05.55
2000 European Indoor Championships Ghent, Belgium 1500 m DNF
2nd 3000 m 8:42.42
Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 5th 1500 m 4:06.42
2001 World Championships Edmonton, Canada 5th 1500 m 4:06.70
Goodwill Games Brisbane, Australia 4th Mile 4:39.96
2002 European Championships Munich, Germany 9th 1500 m 4:10.56
2003 World Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 10th (h) 1500 m 4:10.51
2004 World Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 8th 1500 m 4:10.32
Olympic Games Athens, Greece 6th 1500 m 3:59.27
World Athletics Final Monte Carlo, Monaco 7th 1500 m 4:06.62
2nd 3000 m 8:39.16
2005 European Indoor Championships Madrid, Spain 1st 3000 m 8:43.76
2006 World Indoor Championships Moscow, Russia 3rd 3000 m 8:42.59
European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 5th 1500 m 4:01.43
World Athletics Final Stuttgart, Germany 6th 1500 m 4:07.20
World Cup Athens, Greece 5th 1500 m 4:06.52
2nd 3000 m 8:39.69
2007 European Indoor Championships Birmingham, England 1st 1500 m 4:05.13
1st 3000 m 8:43.25
World Championships Osaka, Japan 8th 1500 m 4:08.64
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China 31st (h) 1500 m 4:19.57
2009 European Indoor Championships Turin, Italy 7th 1500 m 4:15.90
3000 m DNF
World Championships Berlin, Germany 7th 1500 m 4:07.17
2010 World Indoor Championships Doha, Qatar 11th 3000 m 9:07.80
European Championships Barcelona, Spain 5000 m DNF
2011 European Indoor Championships Paris, France 2nd 3000 m 8:58.30
2012 World Indoor Championships Istanbul, Turkey 6th 3000 m 8:56.86
European Championships Helsinki, Finland 25th (h) 1500 m 4:20.66

Personal bests



See also

External links

  • Lidia Chojecka profile at IAAF
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