Name: Monika Dukarska

Event: Rowing - women's pair

Age: 31

Brought up in the Polish city of Poznan, quite close to the Lake Malta regatta course, a venue that has hosted World and European Championships, Dukarska moved to Ireland and is a member of the Killorglin Rowing Club.

Along with Aileen Crowley, Dukarska qualified for the women's pair in Tokyo at the 2019 World Championships in Austria.

In May of this year, both rowers came home with a silver medal from the World Cup II in Lucerne, Switzerland.

In 2009 and '16, Dukarska was World Coastal Champion in the women's solo.