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Justyna Kowalczyk

Justyna Kowalczyk
By Eurosport

01/11/2017 at 08:47Updated 01/11/2017 at 09:49

Double Olympic champion Justyna Kowalczyk has won more Tour de Ski races than any other skiier in cross-country history.

  • Name - Justyna Kowalczyk
  • Date of Birth - 19/1/1983
  • Place of Birth - Limanowa, Poland
  • Sport/Discipline - Cross-country Skiing
  • Honours - Olympics: Gold x2, Silver x1, Bronze x2; World Championships: Gold x2, Silver x3, Bronze x3

Kowalczyk has enjoyed a glittering career and will be going for a hat-trick of golds in PyeongChang after picking up golds at both the Vancouver and Sochi Games.

A double world champion, the Polish skier is the only athlete in her sport's history to win the annual Tour de Ski competition four times and holds the all-time record for competitions won in the event - 14.

Legendary Finnish skier Marjo Matikainen is the only other skier who can match her tally of three World Cup titles.

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