Krzysztof Ignaczak

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Krzysztof Ignaczak
Krzysztof Ignaczak 2010-04-23.jpg
Personal information
Full name Krzysztof Ignaczak
Nickname Igła
Born (1978-05-15) May 15, 1978 (age 36)
Poland Wałbrzych, Poland
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 86 kg (190 lb)
Spike 335 cm (132 in)
Block 315 cm (124 in)
Volleyball information
Position Libero
Current team Poland Asseco Resovia Rzeszów
Number 16
National team
1998-  Poland
Last updated: September 12, 2014

Krzysztof Ignaczak (born May 15, 1978 in Wałbrzych, Poland) is a Polish volleyball player, a member of Polish national team and Polish club Asseco Resovia Rzeszów, a participant of the Olympic Games (Athens 2004, Beijing 2008, London 2012), European Champion 2009, gold medalist of the FIVB World League 2012, silver medalist of the World Cup 2011, five-time Polish Champion.

Personal life[edit]

Krzysztof Ignaczak was born in Wałbrzych, Poland. He is married to Iwona. They have two children: a son, Sebastian, and a daughter, Dominika (who was born after European Championship 2009). His best friend was volleyball player Arkadiusz Gołaś, who died in a tragic car accident in 2005. Since then Ignaczak has been playing with his shirt number - 16.

Krzysztof Ignaczak as a Asseco Resovia Rzeszów player on September 25, 2011.
After the winning match at Spodek in Katowice (World League 2012). In the foreground from left: Zbigniew Bartman, Bartosz Kurek, Michał Winiarski and Krzysztof Ignaczak.



He is a five-time Polish champion - he won three titles with BOT Skra Bełchatów and two titles with his current club Asseco Resovia Rzeszów. With the team from Bełchatów, he won the Polish Cup three times. He is a silver medalist of CEV Cup (2012) with his current club.

Club Country From To
Chełmiec Wałbrzych  Poland 1997 1998
Kazimierz Płomień Sosnowiec  Poland 1998 2000
AZS Częstochowa  Poland 2000 2003
BOT Skra Bełchatów  Poland 2003 2007
Asseco Resovia Rzeszów  Poland 2007

National team[edit]

Krzysztof was in the Polish squad when the Polish national team won the gold medal of European Championship 2009.[1] On September 14, 2009 he was awarded The Order of Polonia Restituta.[2] The Order was conferred on the following day by the Prime Minister of Poland, Donald Tusk. In 2011 the gained three medal with Polish team - silver at World Cup,[3] bronze at European Championship and bronze at World League[4] in Gdańsk, Poland, winning also an award for Best Libero. On July 8, 2012, he won a gold medal at World League 2012 in Sofia, Bulgaria.[5][6]

For his sporting achievements, he received:

  • 2009 Ribbon Bachelor Polonia Restituta

Sporting achievements[edit]


CEV Cup[edit]

National championships[edit]

National team[edit]

FIVB World Cup[edit]

FIVB World League[edit]

CEV European Championships[edit]



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Preceded by
Brazil Mario Pedreira
Best Libero of
FIVB World League

Succeeded by
Brazil Mario Pedreira
Preceded by
Poland Michał Winiarski
Best Receiver
Olympic Games

London 2012
Succeeded by