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Lizzy Korczak

Class Fr.
Hometown Hassocks, England
Previous School Brighton College
Lizzy Korczak - Track - University of Iowa Athletics

2022 — Indoor – did not compete.

High School — 2017 English Schools U15 National Champion in the javelin and second in the javelin (43.62m) at the English Championships U15 in 2017…2018 English Schools U15 National Champion in the javelin (46.85m) and second in the javelin at the English Championships U17 in 2017…2019 English Schools U17 National Champion in the javelin (47.70m) and runner-up in the javelin at the English Championships U15 in 2019…finished sixth in the javelin at the Muller British Championships in 2020 and fifth place in 2021 (47.86m)…English Schools U19 National Champion and champion at the English U20 Championships with a career-best throw of  50.38m in 2021…seventh in qualifying (48.37m) and eleventh in the finals at the European U20 Championships in the javelin in 2021…coached by Bob Willows…also participated in netball (2016 team captain and 2018 National silver medalist), field hockey, swimming and ski racing…design engineer on her school’s robotics team.

Personal — born April 12, 2003, in London, United Kingdom…daughter of Jerry Korczak and Sarah McLellan…father was a member of the Canadian Junior National Rowing team…mother was a member of the U16 Great Britain synchronized swimming team…has one sibling, Hetty…biomedical engineering major.