|Full name||Arkadiusz Gołaś|
|Born||May 10, 1981|
|Died||September 16, 2005(aged 24)|
|Height||2.01 m (6 ft 7 in)|
|Weight||83 kg (183 lb)|
Arkadiusz Gołaś (May 10, 1981 in Przasnysz – September 16, 2005 died in a car accident on the Austrian motorway A2 in Griffen near Klagenfurt) was a Polish volleyball player, Olympic athlete, member of the Polish national team between 2001 and 2005.
In 2006 he was posthumously awarded:
Golden Cross of Merit for his sports achievements.
- MKS MOS Wola Warszawa (1996–2000)
- bronze medal of the world championships of cadets (1999)
- silver medal of the Polish championship of cadets (1998)
- silver medal of the Polish championship of juniors (1999)
- Champion of Poland of juniors (2000)
- AZS Częstochowa (2000–2004)
The silver medal won by the Polish national team in the 2006 FIVB Men's World Championship was dedicated to Arkadiusz Gołaś. A sports hall in Ostrołęka has been named after him. Since 2006 it has been the venue for the annual Arkadiusz Gołaś memorial.
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