| 21 May 1981 (age 34) (1981-05-21) Gdynia, Poland|
Athletics at the 2004 Summer Olympics – Women's pole vault
Monika Pyrek, Svetlana Feofanova, Chelsea Johnson
Anna Rogowska (born 21 May 1981) is a retired Polish athlete who specialised in the pole vault. She became the World Champion in 2009 in Berlin.
Born in Gdynia, she won the bronze medal at the 2004 Olympics, narrowly beating Monika Pyrek, another Polish pole vaulter born in Gdynia. Early 2005 brought success as she won the silver medal in the European Indoor Championships. On July 22, 2005 in London, she achieved a personal best with 4.80 m, which was also the Polish record. Minutes later she saw Yelena Isinbayeva become the first woman to clear 5.00 m.
Rogowska was among the contenders for a medal in the 2005 World Championships. She finished sixth, however, jumping only 4.35 m under challenging weather conditions.
On August 26, 2005 she achieved another personal best with 4.83 m (new Polish record). This was on the Memorial van Damme. She also holds the Polish indoor record of 4.85 m, set on 6 March 2011.
She announced her retirement from the sport on 27 February 2015.
For her sport achievements, she received:NM = No Mark
At the 2012 London Olympic Games, Rogowska reached the final by clearing 4.55m, but in the final she failed to register a mark, fouling three times at her opening height of 4.45 m.
Golden Cross of Merit in 2004.
Knight's Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta (5th Class) in 2009.
Anna Rogowska Wikipedia