Małgorzata Olejnik

Małgorzata Olejnik
member of Sejm 2005-2007
In office
September 25, 2005  ?
Personal details
Born 1966
Nationality Polish
Political party Samoobrona

Małgorzata Olejnik (born June 3, 1966 in Kielce) is a Polish politician. She was elected to Sejm on September 25, 2005 getting 12398 votes in 33 Kielce district, candidating from Samoobrona Rzeczpospolitej Polskiej list.

Olejnik, a quadriplegic who uses a wheelchair, is also an accomplished archer and has represented Poland at the Paralympic Games. She won a gold medal at the 1996 games in Atlanta, a silver in 2000 in Sydney, and a bronze in 2004 in Athens. At the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, she competed in the women's individual recurve standing event. She won her first two matches and lost her third in the semifinal. She advanced to the bronze medal match but lost to Lindsey Carmichael of the United States and finished in fourth place.

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