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MELOCH Arleta
Sport Para athletics
NPC Poland   
GenderWomen
Age39
Place of BirthSwiecie, POL
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
T20
Further Personal Information
Residence
Grudziadz, POL
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Polish
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began running at age 19 in Grudziadz, Poland.
Why this sport?
"I have always enjoyed running. I joined the Olimpia club in Grudziadz, because I decided that I wanted to achieve success."
Club / Team
GKS Olimpia Grudziadz: Poland
General Interest
Nicknames
Goska (pomorska.pl, 07 Sep 2012)
Hero / Idol
Polish steeplechase athlete Bronislaw Malinowski. (paralympic.org.pl, 09 Sep 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"I always give my all, hoping it will be enough to win." (i-tvm.pl, 06 Jun 2014)
Other sports
She has competed in able-bodied marathons, finishing third at the 2017 Polish Championships. (parasportowcy.pl, 02 Apr 2017; paralympic.org.pl, 25 Nov 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
8 2000 100m T20 13.77
2 2000 800m T20 2:14.06
2 2012 1500m T20 4:39.04
Round 1 2016 400m T20 1:01.32
4 2016 1500m T20 4:33.19
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 1998 800m T20 2:19.23
2 1998 3000m T20 10:41.42
1 2011 1500m T20 4:39.33
2 2013 1500m T20 4:47.68
2 2015 1500m T20 4:34.05
6 2015 400m T20 1:01.26
5 2017 1500m T20 4:49.05
9 2017 400m T20 1:02.01
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 2016 1500m T20 4:37.78
1 2016 800m T20 2:18.10
5 2016 400m T20 1:01.16
10 2018 400m T20 1:05.03
4 2018 800m T20 2:19.93
5 2018 1500m T20 4:50.67