Marcin Nowak (athlete)

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Marcin Nowak (born 2 August 1977 in Stalowa Wola) is a former track and field sprint athlete who competed internationally for Poland.[1]

Nowak represented Poland at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. He competed at the 4x100 metres relay together with Marcin Jędrusiński, Dariusz Kuć and Łukasz Chyła. In their qualification heat they did not finish due to a mistake in the baton exchange and they were eliminated.[1]

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Poland
1998 European Championships Budapest, Hungary 7th 100 m 10.29
3rd 4×100 m relay 38.98
1999 World Indoor Championships Maebashi, Japan 7th (h) 60 m 6.57
European U23 Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 2nd 100 m 10.28
World Championships Seville, Spain 30th (qf) 100 m 10.29
5th 4×100 m relay 38.70
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 27th (qf) 100 m 10.37
8th 4×100 m relay 38.96
2002 European Championships Munich, Germany 2nd 4×100 m relay 38.71
2005 World Championships Helsinki, Finland – (h) 4×100 m relay DNF
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China – (h) 4×100 m relay DNF

Personal bests[edit]

Outdoor

  • 100 metres – 10.21 (+0.4 m/s) (Kraków 2000)
  • 200 metres – 20.51 (+0.1 m/s) (Kraków 2000)

Indoor

  • 60 metres – 6.61 (Spała 1999)
  • 200 metres – 21.32 (Chemnitz 2009)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Athlete biography: Marcin Andrzej Nowak, beijing2008.cn, ret: Aug 29, 2008