Piotr Małachowski Bio: Wife & Net Worth

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Piotr Małachowski is a refined discus thrower, a two-time silver medal winner at the 2008 Summer Olympics and 2016 Summer Olympics.

Piotr’s best throw is 71.84 meters long, which rates him fifth in all-time prolonged discus throw distance. The two-time European Championship gold medalist winner Małachowski is now at the heart of all his fans.

Young Małachowski
Young Małachowski

This article will take you to the discus thrower Piotr Małachowski’s life, from his professional career to personal activities.

Let’s discuss the quick facts of Piotr Małachowski below:

Quick Facts

Full Name Piotr Małachowski
Date Of Birth June 7, 1983
Place Of Birth Zuromin, Poland
Nick/Pet Name Not known
Religion Not known
Nationality Polish
Ethnicity Not known
Father’s Name Not Known
Mother’s Name Not Known
Number Of Siblings Not known
Education Not known
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Age 40 Years Old
Height 194 centimeter (6 ft 4 in)
Weight 130 kg (287 lb) (2012)
Eye color Brown
Hair color Blonde
Shoe Size Unavailable
Body Measurement Not Known
Build Athletic
Marital Status Married
Wife Katarzyna
Children Yes
Professional Career Discus Throwers
Net Worth $1 – $5 million
Salary Under Review
Pets No
Active years 2003 – Present
Social Media  Instagram
Merch Official Black Rubber Discus
Last Update March, 2024

Piotr Małachowski | Early Life, Family, and Education

On June 7, 1983, Piotr was born somewhere in Żuromin, Poland. He was born to the Malachowski couple, but the information regarding his parents is still unknown.

The Olympics silver medalist grew up with his parents and siblings (if any) in Poland. Unfortunately, the information regarding his siblings, education, and early life is not available at the moment.

What is known is, Piotr was keenly interested in sports. 

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Piotr Małachowski | Age, Height and Nationality

As of 2024, Małachowski is 40-years-old. He was born under the sun sign Gemini. Gemini people are intelligent and great thinkers.

Likewise, the discus thrower stands at a great height of 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in). This is considered one of the most amazing heights of the silver medalist at the Olympics.

He weighs around 130 kg (287 lb) with regular exercise and a balanced diet.

Sadly, the body measurement and Piotr shoe size are still unknown for now. Małachowski belongs to the Polish nationality. But, unfortunately, the ethnicity and religion Piotr are not known to the public.

Piotr Małachowski | Professional Career

Małachowski is best known for his excellence in the discus throw. Though his height is short compared to other players, he is considered one of the quickest discus throwers in the ring.

Piotr has participated in various Olympics matches and won many medals. To summarize, on 19 August 2008, he won the silver medal in the discus throw (67.82 m).

Piotr During Game
Piotr during a game

He played against Gerd Kanter, where he threw 68.82m. Similarly, on 14 July 2009, he became second in the IAAF Golden League in Berlin, Germany. Małachowski threw 67.70m whereas Gerd threw 67.88m.

Despite having an injury on his fingers, Piotr successfully brought the silver medal at the 2009 World Championship in Berlin.

Likewise, after playing against Gerd Kanter, he won the match in the Golden Gala, IAAF Diamond League. The game took place in 2010, where Piotr threw 68.78m.

After the victory, he was able to win another match in the British Grand Prix with his throw of 69.83m.

Piotr with Gold Medal
Piotr with the Gold Medal

In 2016, Małachowski won the second position played against German Christoph Harting during the second Olympics. In the game, Piotr threw 67.55 m, whereas Christoph threw 68.37m.

Piotr participated in the Tokyo Olympics but got eliminated in the qualifying round. 

Auctioning Silver Medal for a Great Cause

After winning his second medal at the Olympics, he announced to sell the medal to raise a fund for a 3-year-old child diagnosed with eye cancer.

After a few days after his announcement, the medal was successfully sold out to Dominika and Sebastian Kulczyk. They were among the richest people in Poland who inherited a good amount of fortune from their late father.

Furthermore, The discus elite ended the auction with his post on Facebook, “My Silver Medal today is worth much more than a week ago.”

Piotr Małachowski | Awards and Achievements

The veteran discus thrower has successfully accumulated various awards and achievements during his career. Some of his major achievements are illustrated below:

Year Competition Position
2001 European Junior Championships 5th
2006 European Cup 1st
2007 World Athletics Final 3rd
2010 European Championships 1st
2012 Olympic Games 5th
2013 World Championships 2nd
2015 World Championships 1st
2016 Olympic Games 2nd
2017 World Championships 5th

Piotr Małachowski | Net Worth

The 40 years old Piotr is considered one of the Richest Athletics Competitors. Furthermore, he is rated in the richest person list from Poland.

Most of his income sources of Małachowski come from the games he plays and the cash prizes he wins in the game.

As of 2024, he has an estimated net worth of $1- $5 Million. Moreover, Piotr has successfully grabbed a spot on the most popular Athletics Competitors list.

Likewise, the discus thrower earns a good amount from different brand endorsements and ads.

At present, the athlete is living a lavish life with his family. He owns a beautiful house with a variety of car collections.

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Net Worth of Piotr Małachowski in Different Currencies

Here is the net worth of Piotr Małachowski’s in different currencies, including the Pound and Indian Rupee.

Currency Net Worth
Euro € (879,160 – 4,396,250)
Pound Sterling £ (732,895 – 3,665,075)
Australian Dollar A ($1,385,291 – 6,927,075)
Canadian Dollar C ($1,255,330 – 6,277,275)
Indian Rupee ₹ (73,977,500 – 369,950,250) 
BitCoin ฿ (23 -117)

Piotr Małachowski | Wife, Kids, and Love Life

The 40-years old is a happily married man. The European discus thrower married his long-time girlfriend, Katarzyna.

Before marriage, the couple dated for nearly ten years. Finally, after a decade of a successful relationship, they decided to marry in 2020.

The couple promised that they would do everything possible to make their marriage happy and long-lasting.

Before marriage, the couple was blessed with a son Heino. The son gave the rings to his parents during the wedding ceremony. Heino is seven years old now.

The wedding took place in front of the civil registrar in the gardens of the Villa Foksal restaurant in Warsaw. Only a few friends and close family attended the wedding ceremony.

Małachowski with His Son
Heino with his dad

At present, the couple, along with the son, reside in Warsaw. They have purchased a new house now.

Małachowski, along with his wife and sons, seems quite happy. There is no news or rumors of their separation to date.

He shares the beautiful memories of his wife and kids doing their favorite activities on social media.

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Social Media Presence

The star discus thrower Piotr Malachowski is available on Instagram. He has a huge fan following of 11.5k followers on his profile. 

Moreover, Piotr keeps his fans updated with his posts related to his personal and professional life. His timeline seems vibrant.

There is also a Facebook page for the discus champ.

Frequently Asked Questions

When did Małachowski retire from his professional career?

Małachowski retired from his professional career at the end of 2020.

What is the long throw of Piotr?

Piotr’s best throw until now is 71.84m.

Who is the coach of Piotr Małachowski?

Małachowski was coached by Witold Suski.

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