JURKOWSKA-KOWALSKA Katarzyna
Poland
POL
Title
Ms
Lastname
JURKOWSKA-KOWALSKA
Firstname
Katarzyna
Gender
female
Country
Poland
Place of birth
Krakow
Year of birth
1992 (32 y.o.)
Discipline(s)
Women's Artistic Gymnastics
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Family
Husband Arkadiusz Kowalski
Spoken languages
English, Polish
Sporting relatives
Her husband Arkadiusz Kowalski has played handball professionally. (Arek Kowalski Facebook profile, 13 Jul 2018; sport.onet.pl, 29 Nov 2017)
Start sporting career
She took up gymnastics at age six in Krakow, Poland.
Reason for taking up the sport
"At first I really loved how gymnastics makes you more graceful, and later on I was driven by my success."
Most memorable sporting achievement
Finishing fourth on beam at the 2017 World Cup event in Cottbus, Germany. (sport.onet.pl, 29 Nov 2017)
Additional information
RETIREMENT
She announced her retirement from competitive gymnastics in January 2019. (thegymter.net, 28 Jan 2019)

NAMED ELEMENTS
In 2014 she had a floor exercise element named after her introduced into the official International Federation of Gymnastics [FIG] Code of Points. This element is a jump with a full turn to a ring position. She was the first person to perform this skill at an official competition. In December 2018 FIG entered another element of hers, this time on the balance beam into the Code of Points named the 'Jurkowska-Kowalska'. She first performed the element at the 2018 World Championships in Doha, Qatar. (gymnastics.sport, 21 Dec 2018; gymnastike.org, 21 Nov 2014)

Last update : 2023-09-22

Olympic Games

2016 - Games of the XXXI Olympiad RIO DE JANEIRO (BRA)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
49
Score Qualif.
51.799 
Uneven Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
76
Score Qualif.
11.700
Balance Beam
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
71
Score Qualif.
12.333
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
46
Score Qualif.
13.300
World Championships

2018 - 48th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships DOHA (QAT)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
49
Score Qualif.
49.607 
Uneven Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
96
Score Qualif.
11.841
Balance Beam
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
60
Score Qualif.
12.366
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
102
Score Qualif.
12.000
Team
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
22
Score Qualif.
149.671

2015 - 46th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships GLASGOW (GBR)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
64
Score Qualif.
52.132 
Uneven Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
50
Score Qualif.
13.366
Balance Beam
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
73
Score Qualif.
13.033
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
103
Score Qualif.
12.833
Team
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
19
Score Qualif.
208.527

2014 - 45th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships NANNING (CHN)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
53
Score Qualif.
52.066 
Uneven Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
73
Score Qualif.
13.000
Balance Beam
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
95
Score Qualif.
12.600
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
84
Score Qualif.
12.733
Team
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
17
Score Qualif.
210.369

2010 - 42nd FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships ROTTERDAM (NED)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
158
Score Qualif.
39.691 
Balance Beam
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
44
Score Qualif.
13.533
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
79
Score Qualif.
13.033
Team
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
17
Score Qualif.
206.770

2009 - 41st FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships LONDON (GBR)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
52
Score Qualif.
48.175 
Uneven Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
86
Score Qualif.
10.675
Balance Beam
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
65
Score Qualif.
12.350
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
70
Score Qualif.
12.050
Continental Championships

2018 - 32nd Senior European Championships GLASGOW (GBR)

All-Around
Rank Final
56
Score Final
36.499 
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-
Balance Beam
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
41
Score Qualif.
11.666
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
59
Score Qualif.
11.733

2016 - 31st European Championships 2016 BERN (SUI)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
11
Score Qualif.
53.398 
Vault
Rank Final
8
Score Final
13.700
Rank Qualif.
8
Score Qualif.
14.316
Uneven Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
54
Score Qualif.
11.866
Balance Beam
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
15
Score Qualif.
13.666
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
19
Score Qualif.
13.466
Team
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
11
Score Qualif.
156.778

2015 - 6th European Individual Championships 2015 MONTPELLIER (FRA)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
34
Score Qualif.
49.882 
Vault
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
17
Score Qualif.
13.291
Uneven Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
62
Score Qualif.
10.800
Balance Beam
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
35
Score Qualif.
12.566
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
27
Score Qualif.
12.833

2014 - European Championships 2014 SOFIA (BUL)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
89
Score Qualif.
26.233 
Balance Beam
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
18
Score Qualif.
13.633
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
42
Score Qualif.
12.600
Team
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
10
Score Qualif.
160.729

2013 - 5th European individual Championships 2013 MOSCOW (RUS)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
70
Score Qualif.
13.500 
Balance Beam
Rank Final
5
Score Final
13.866
Rank Qualif.
9
Score Qualif.
13.500
World Cup qualifying for OG

2018 - 43rd Turnier der Meister FIG Individual Apparatus World Cup COTTBUS (GER)

Balance Beam
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
10
Score Qualif.
12.666
World / Challenge Cup

2018 - FIG World Challenge Cup GUIMARAES (POR)

Balance Beam
Rank Final
5
Score Final
12.150
Rank Qualif.
4
Score Qualif.
12.600

2017 - 42nd Turnier der Meister FIG Individual Apparatus World Cup COTTBUS (GER)

Balance Beam
Rank Final
4
Score Final
13.433
Rank Qualif.
7
Score Qualif.
12.700

2016 - World Challenge Cup 2016 ANADIA (POR)

Vault
Rank Final
7
Score Final
13.712
Rank Qualif.
8
Score Qualif.
13.725
Balance Beam
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
14
Score Qualif.
13.050

2016 - World Challenge Cup 2016 VARNA (BUL)

Vault
Rank Final
3
Score Final
14.167
Rank Qualif.
4
Score Qualif.
14.100
Uneven Bars
Rank Final
9
Score Final
9.633
Rank Qualif.
6
Score Qualif.
13.450
Balance Beam
Rank Final
5
Score Final
14.033
Rank Qualif.
3
Score Qualif.
13.950
Test Events Olympic Games

2016 - Aquece Rio Final Gymnastics Qualifier (Test Event) RIO DE JANEIRO (BRA)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
32
Score Qualif.
53.440 
Uneven Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
58
Score Qualif.
12.775
Balance Beam
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
16
Score Qualif.
13.966
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
69
Score Qualif.
12.533
World / Challenge Cup

2016 - 40th TURNIER DER MEISTER World Challenge Cup 2016 COTTBUS (GER)

Balance Beam
Rank Final
1
Score Final
14.033
Rank Qualif.
3
Score Qualif.
14.000
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
2
Score Final
13.533
Rank Qualif.
2
Score Qualif.
13.650
Multisport Events / Games

2015 - 1st European Games Baku 2015 BAKU (AZE)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
23
Score Qualif.
51.965 
Vault
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
14
Score Qualif.
13.316
Uneven Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
35
Score Qualif.
11.900
Balance Beam
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
19
Score Qualif.
13.033
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
13
Score Qualif.
13.366
Team
Rank Final
11
Score Final
104.330
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-
World / Challenge Cup

2015 - 39th Turnier der Meister World Challenge Cup 2015 COTTBUS (GER)

Balance Beam
Rank Final
4
Score Final
13.125
Rank Qualif.
3
Score Qualif.
13.533

2014 - 38th Turnier Der Meister World Challenge Cup 2014 COTTBUS (GER)

Balance Beam
Rank Final
5
Score Final
13.075
Rank Qualif.
2
Score Qualif.
14.033
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
12
Score Qualif.
12.800