Łukasz Drzewiński

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Łukasz Drzewiński
Personal information
Nationality  Poland
Born (1984-03-09) 9 March 1984 (age 30)
Gorzów Wielkopolski, Poland
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 77 kg (170 lb)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Freestyle, butterfly
Club AZS Warszawa
Coach Roberta Białeckiego

Łukasz Drzewiński (born March 9, 1984 in Gorzów Wielkopolski) is a retired Polish swimmer, who specialized in freestyle and butterfly events.[1] Drzewinski won a silver medal in the 200 m butterfly at the 2002 European Junior Swimming Championships in Linz, Austria with a time of 2:00.21, edging out Ukraine's Serhiy Advena by 0.04 of a second.[2] He is a member of the swimming team for AZS Warszawa, and is coached and trained by Roberta Białeckiego.

Drzewinski qualified for the men's 400 m freestyle at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, by finishing second from the Olympic test event, in an A-standard time of 3:51.44.[3][4] Drzewinski failed to qualify for the final, as he placed fourteenth out of 47 swimmers in the morning's preliminary heats, lowering his entry time to 3:50.97.[5][6] In the 200 m freestyle, Drzewinski challenged seven other swimmers on the fifth heat, including three-time Olympian Jacob Carstensen of Denmark. He came only in sixth by 0.12 of a second behind Portugal's Luís Monteiro with a time of 1:51.90. Drzewinski failed to advance into the semifinals, as he placed thirtieth overall in the preliminaries.[7][8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Łukasz Drzewiński". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 27 March 2013. 
  2. ^ "Wealth Is Spread Around on Day Three of Euro Junior Champs". Swimming World Magazine. 13 July 2002. Retrieved 27 March 2013. 
  3. ^ "Pre-Olympic International". Swim News. 13 June 2004. Retrieved 24 March 2013. 
  4. ^ "Swimming – Men's 400m Freestyle Startlist (Heat 5)" (PDF). Athens 2004. Omega Timing. Retrieved 24 March 2013. 
  5. ^ "Men's 400m Freestyle Heat 4". Athens 2004. BBC Sport. 14 August 2004. Retrieved 31 January 2013. 
  6. ^ Thomas, Stephen (14 August 2004). "Men’s 400 Freestyle Prelims: Hackett Edges Thorpe, Qualifies First for Final; Jensen and Keller Easily Through". Swimming World Magazine. Retrieved 27 March 2013. 
  7. ^ "Men's 200m Freestyle Heat 5". Athens 2004. BBC Sport. 15 August 2004. Retrieved 31 January 2013. 
  8. ^ Thomas, Stephen (15 August 2004). "Men's 200 Freestyle Prelims: Thorpe Fastest in 1:47.22; Hoogie, Keller, Phelps and Hackett All in the Mix". Swimming World Magazine. Retrieved 27 March 2013. 

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