Wlodarczyk gets the award
WARSZAWA (POL): Hammer World record holder and Olympic winner Anita Wlodarczyk won the Poland´s Sports Person of the Year Poll. She won in 82nd edition of the poll for first time. In third place discus thrower Piotr Malachowski. She is first athletics representative to win this Przeglad Sportowy poll since 2000. Malachowski immediately announced he will offer his award for charity. Top coach of the year was Wlodarczyk guide Krzysztof Kaliszewski. Newcomer of the year is javelin record holder Maria Andrejczyk. Shot put legend Tomasz Majewski was also awarded at the end of his career. In the category event of the year two from athletics two nominations were registered (World U20 Championships in Bydgoszcz and Skolimowska Memorial in Warszawa) but the win went to European Handball Championships.