Running at the speed of sound
Alicja, whose left arm is foreshortened, began taking an interest in sports at the early age of thirteen. Polish by birth, she began competing at the end of the 1990s. She played table tennis and took part in track and field training sessions.
Alicja made her international debut as a runner at the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens, where she won bronze in the 400 metre sprint. In 2006, she became World Champion for the same distance at the IPC Athletics World Championships in Assen.
At the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing, she won a silver medal in the 200 metres and bronze in the 100 metres.
“Every single day I set myself new goals and hope to do a bit better tomorrow.”
Alicja Fiodorow, track and field athlete and Ottobock ambassador
Great things ahead
At the Paralympic Games in London in 2012, Alicja won silver in the 200 metres and bronze in the 400 metres before claiming a gold medal at the IPC Athletics European Championships in Swansea in 2014. At Rio in 2016, she won two silver medals, in the 100 metres and 200 metres.
Alicja, who now studies sports and education at the University of Gdańsk, says “I always look forward to training and try to think positively. Ottobock’s support is helping me fulfil my dream of becoming a Paralympic champion.” Her next goal is the Paralympic Games in Tokyo in 2020.
Victories and achievements
|Paralympic Games||IPC World Championships||IPC European Championships|
|Athens 2004||Assen 2006||Swansea 2014|
|Beijing 2008||Christchurch 2011|
|London 2012||Lyon 2013|
- Nationality: Polish
- Year of birth: 1985
- Sport: track and field – 100, 200 and 400 m sprint
- Classification: T47
- Coach: Jacek Szczygiel
- Club: Start Radom