Poland’s junior ladies’ ski jumping team has already conducted their first Spring training at the Skalite complex in Szczyrk. On Tuesday the Poles trained at the K-70 and K-95 hills.
With various venues of the Central Sports Centre (CSC) opening in an effort to restart sports activity in Poland, more and more athletes are preparing for the challenges which await them in 2020. On Tuesday morning, the Polish ladies’ ski jumping team arrived in Szczyrk to resume hill training under the eye of coach Łukasz Kruczek. They used the athletics stadium and afterwards the medium and normal hills contained in the Skalite complex.
CSC in Szczyrk reports that the morning training session was conducted in accordance with the safety rules and the guidelines set forth in the ministerial order, as well as those issued by the director of the Central Sports Centre in Warsaw. Sanitizers were available throughout the complex and the participants maintained the mandatory distance from each other. The recommendation regarding the maximum number of athletes training at a given time was also observed.
“We are gradually opening various sports venues. Our priority at this time is of course the athletes’ safety and comfort,” says Tomasz Laszczak, director of the Central Sports Centre in Szczyrk.
We are gradually opening various sports venues. Our priority at this time is of course the athletes’ safety and comfort.Tomasz Laszczak
The team roster for 2020/21, announced at the beginning of May, contained few surprises. Athletes representing Poland in the previous season – Kinga Rajda, Joanna Szwab, Kamila Karpiel, Anna Twardosz and Nicole Konderlia – are joined by Wiktoria Przybyła who was part of the group of ski jumpers trained based on the Regional Ski Federations attached to Sports Excellence Schools. The following athletes were nominated to this group in the new season: Marcelina Bełtowska, Wiktoria Polanowska, Natalia Słowik and Sara Tajner.
Wojciech Tajner and Marcin Bachleda retain the positions of coach Łukasz Kruczek’s assistants. Paulina Węgrzyn-Gębuś continues to serve as the group’s physical therapist.